Put down the boring grocery store pickles. You're living in the golden age of pickles — a time when people are pickling everything from cucumbers to grapes. When you're 80, you can regale your grandchildren with tales of living during the height of the pickle renaissance. In the meantime, here are 15 amazing pickles you totally need to make yourself:
Canning & Pickling salt can be easily made by whirring kosher salt in a blender or spice grinder (or a handy-dandy coffee grinder used for the specific purpose of grinding every kind of seed, bean and grain that ISN’T coffee). Store in a mason jar.
Hot Diggity Dog**Hot dog with cole slaw wrapped up in an wonton wrapper and then fried. The picture shows a sliced portion of the wonton wrapped hotdog (right side of portion). Sauerkraut would also be very good in place of cole slaw. I would make both!