Quick Pickles 101

Three open canning jars filled with sliced vegetables

Quick pickles (or “Quickles”) take very little time to make and will last in the refrigerator for up to two months. Add them to crudeté platters and use them to garnish any sandwich or savory dish that would benefit from a bit of crunch, salt, and acid. I frequently make small batches for tacos, falafel, […]

Simple Quick-Pickled Beets

A small white bowl containing slices of pickled beets on a plate with a quesadilla

This is a mild, slightly sweet quick-pickle and works well as a side dish or you can toss them into salads or sandwiches. Pictured above they are served with kale, cheese and black bean quesadillas.  Big Picture Many quick-pickle recipes do not require cooking first, but this one does. You’ll boil the beets and mix […]