This is a simple recipe to have as a refreshing side dish. It's especially good for picnics, bar-b-ques, potlucks and buffets. If you like your slices on the tart side cut back on the sugar a little bit. Please note it will need to be chilled at least 3 hours.
This is not the real thing, but I like this recipe I got from Taste, a great S.A. food magazine. The lemons can last for months, just use a properly sterilised jar -- straight from the dishwasher will do it too. Uses for pickled lemons: at the end of the short instructions.
A friend gave me this recipe and it's great. From the time she was a toddler, my daughter has loved to snack on this, the spicier the better. Adjust the ingredients to your taste, making it sweeter, spicier, or more sour. I know the sodium content in this will be astronomical, but remember that you don't consume all the soy sauce and that this is used as a condiment. Prep and cooking time does not include drying the daikon or allowing the pickles to sit overnight.
These are quick to make. use either small whole cucumbers or cut large ones into quarters. for an additional interesting flavor, tuck a small dried hot red pepper into each jar. Complete Book of Small Batch Preserving.
These refrigerator pickles are easy and versatile. The recipe calls for cauliflower and carrots but you can use any equivalent amount of cucumbers, broccoli, peppers, brussels sprouts, baby squash or baby zucchini. These will keep for several weeks in the refrigerator. This recipe comes from the Chicago Tribune Good Eating section. Prep time does not include standing and chilling time.
The flavor of ramps is similar to onions with a touch of garlic, particularly like scallions, but wilder. They can be used just like scallions. In Appalachia, they are so popular that festivals are dedicated to them. They've been a staple of Southern Appalachian cooking for generations. Scallions (white part only) may be substituted for the ramps. Cooking time is approximate. While this recipe is written in a relatively old-fashioned way, it is perfectly safe if processed using modern methods. If you are unfamiliar with these techniques, please go to http://www.uga.edu/nchfp/how/can_home.html for the current information.