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Bologna and Pickle Spread – Throw Back Thursday!

I remember when I was a kid, my mom would buy a chub of bologna and run it through the meat grinder with some pickles – nothing else. We would use it as a sandwich spread or mix in some … Continue reading

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It’s National Pickle Day!

Today is National Pickle Day, a day to celebrate those brined wonders we all love to eat! It was created in 1949 and encouraged by the Pickle Packers Association. The term, pickle, is from the Dutch word for brine – … Continue reading

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Watermelon Pickles

I love pickles of any kind. When I first tasted watermelon rind that had been pickled I loved it, but I could never find a recipe that tasted like the ones I had. So with much experimentation (and several complete … Continue reading

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Fried Pickles – An Arkansas Invention

Next state up – Arkansas, the home of fried pickles! Well I guess I missed the Friday post! Life has been hectic. I’m still trying to find that balance with the (not so) new job, blogging and my part time … Continue reading

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Illinois Chicago Dog

Illinois is the next state up in our state food series – and we have The Chicago Dog! And there were certainly some good choices, Chicago deep dish pizza being the one mentioned most. But my husband was born and … Continue reading

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