Pickles ~1819

Pickling Season.

When I think of a pickling recipe, I think of ingredients. These recipes do their civic duty, however, to warn about poisonous pickling practices. Oh my!

Pickles_1819

Pickle_Cucumbers

Alas, I did not find a good recipe to pickle my green beans in this particular cook book, so resorted to the WWW. Found this easy recipe that allowed me to quickly process my two handfuls of beans. I do have a nice jar of pickling vinegar left over. Will try to use that for a vinaigrette. Household economy, and all that …

Source: American domestic cookery, formed on principles of economy, for the use of private families, c. 1819.

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