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Bread & Butter Pickles

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Summertime is pickling time. Right now the local farmers markets are full of melons, cucumbers, lettuce and greens, tomatoes, beans, squashes. The list goes on and on. Because summertime brings us an abundance of the freshest produce of the year, this is the time to put up some of the beautiful bounty for later in the year. Also, I simply like pickles. I like all kinds of pickles and I’m not alone. Did you know that In the United States alone, over 5,000,0000 pounds of pickles are devoured annually? That’s just shy of  ten pounds of pickles, per person, every year. Continue reading Bread & Butter Pickles