So many of our devoted pickling peeps also love Chinese cuisine but did you know that Chinese ALSO love pickles? In fact, the ancient art of pickling is a rich part of their cultural food heritage and is celebrated in many of its rather well known “western” cuisine. While pickled condiments, such as Kimchi, are…

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We all know just how challenging it can be during the holidays, to come up with a few great appetizers or hors d oeuvre ideas, whether it be for a casual get to get together, a pot luck “bring-a-dish”, or for a fancy dinner party. Good news! We’ve got 3 great recipes ideas to share…

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It’s early October and nearly everywhere you go, and everywhere you look…there are pumpkins. The vast majority of these pumpkins are quite large. The ones carved into Jack-o-Lanterns by the kids and the kids at heart. Their destination is not the dinner table, not in pies or mashed, not sauteed or roasted. But the front…

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Pickled sweet corn is a particularly good way to celebrate any time of the year when sweet corn is at the height of its sweetness. In Michigan, the home of the Great Lakes Pickling Company, that’s August to early September. Pickled corn is a wonderful garnishment on salads, grilled meats, (including burgers), and is great…

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A Spicy Avocado and Pickle Dip Recipe with a Familiar Twist! Nearly anyone buying avocados in the grocery store are also filling their carts with tomatoes, onions, limes and cilantro. And while a well-made guacamole is delicious, there are SO many other great recipes you can make with avocados, not the least of which is…

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Deck chairs out, umbrellas up and the familiar smell of freshly mown grass is in the air. Summer 2023 is just around the corner and with it, all the traditions of summer relaxation and those casual moments enjoying your favorite beverage and some snacks with family and friends. We’ve recently shared with you a Blog…

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You’d never guess that dill pickles would go SO well with tomatoes!  This salsa recipe is a pickle lovers perfect way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo or just to enjoy on a summer’s day with a basket of fresh corn tortilla chips and a cold beer. Dill Pickle & Tomato Salsa Makes 6 cups or…

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Looking for a delicious twist on a classic fish sandwich recipe? Look no further than deep-fried pickles! Halfway through Lent, many are seeking out meatless meal options, and fish is an obvious choice. But why not take it up a notch with some deep-fried Polish Dills? We recommend using pickles made with the Great Lakes…

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What exactly is Giardiniera, how in the heck do you pronounce it, and what is it used for? Translated to: “from the garden”, Giardiniera, (pronounced Jar-DEEN-air-ah) …and, if you can roll the R in “air”, you get bonus points, is an Italian relish of pickled vegetables in vinegar and or oil. Quite often, you’ll see…

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