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How to pickle anything (no canning necessary)

By Matthew Thompson, July 26, 2012 - 1:15pm

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Matthew asks: What would you like to learn to pickle?


What the heck... I came to this site to find out about eating well and taking care of myself and what pops up on the screen... A political ad!? Seriously it made me sick! Well good diet plan because now my stomach is upset so I won't eat breakfast. Why can't these sites just stick to what they know and leave the propaganda BS to the media... ERRRR! Sorry I put this comment on this page but it was the only place that I could find to post my feelings! Good Bye EATWELL WEBSITE... I hope you lose others because of this. People like to visit these sites to learn about living well, not to get your viewpoint on POLITICS...


07/27/2012 - 7:45am



07/27/2012 - 5:36pm

Green chiles - no canner. Would just sugar and apple cider vinegar work? Heat the brine to boiling and then pack chiles in jars and pour the brine over. Refrigerate.


08/25/2012 - 2:33pm



03/16/2013 - 11:01pm

According to everything i have seen, you are the closest to what i want to do. My ultimate goal is to be able to preserve in 5 gallon buckets. I know at times the air will get warm, so will the juices.
In 5 gallon pails, i am looking to prep / pickle
cabbage, string beans, kale, nappa and pak choi, radishes and turnip, carrots are a maybe..
my email is


04/16/2013 - 8:01pm

I make prize winning pickles, dill pollen added is great and when canning to keep longer, use pickle crisp granules.


05/09/2013 - 9:30am

watermelon pickles


05/09/2013 - 9:43am

When I was growing up my Dad used to pickle the venison hearts from the deer which we shot in the fall. How about recipes/instructions for that?


05/09/2013 - 2:35pm

can you pickle/can seafood for example: scallops,crab/lobster meat,fish,clams, oysters, gator meat. Thank you for your help.Pamela


05/09/2013 - 8:09pm

Bread and butter pickles!


05/10/2013 - 9:29am

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