National Pickle Day

National Pickle Day – day for the beloved pickled cucumber we all or most of all of us love. #PickleDay

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National Pickle Day – day for the beloved pickled cucumber we all or most of all of us love. #PickleDay



National Pickle Day

A pickle summed up is a cumcumbers that has been soaking in a vingear, water (brine) and seasoning mixture. Dutch word pekel, meaning brine. Or known as Pickled Cucumber.

National Pickle Day - day for the beloved pickled cucumber we all or most of all of us love.

This day is held annually on November 14 with encouragement from the Pickle Packers Association in 1949.

Pickle Facts

  • We consume 5,200,000 pounds of pickles each year in the United States.
  • Pickles are a great snack, low in calories and a good source of vitamin K, but high in sodium.
  • When served on a stick at festivals, fairs or carnivals, pickles are sometimes known as “stick pickles”.
  • A rising trend in the United States is deep-fried pickles which have a breading or batter surrounding the pickle spear or slice.

Here is a recipe for Homemade Dill Pickles

Homemade Dill Pickles

Homemade Dill Pickles

Check out The Tradition of the Christmas Pickle

Christmas Pickle

The Tradition of The Christmas Pickle

My favorite kind of pickles are Dill Pickles!

 

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