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Steve Mills

The secret of being a good picker (of berries, beans, etc) not guitars

Posted Saturday, July 24, 2010, at 10:33 AM
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  • Here is another tip I got at our garden club meeting last week. I tried it, liked it and survived it so I thought I would share. I think it came from Barbara, but I know she said it came from an acquaintance of hers, so.. I don't know who gets the credit.

    If you have a particular good batch of pickles, consider using the same liquid to out more cucumbers in. Barbara mentioned heating the liquid and that may be to kill any bacteria.

    I just plopped a washed, sliced cucumber into a store bought bottle of juice when we finished it, put it back in the refrigerator and within a few days, we had delicious pickles again.

    I have almost used up the bottle but because of the possibility of bacteria, once is enough. No need to push my luck.

    Anyone else try this? Good or bad results?

    -- Posted by stevemills on Mon, Jul 26, 2010, at 7:28 PM
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