foodie mcfooderson

a home cook with notions & an appetite

tea-brined five-spice roast chicken with spicy sesame cucumber

If you were to buy Mindy Fox’s A Bird in the Oven for one single recipe, this would be the one.  If Mindy or the book sound familiar, you might … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 3 Comments

ruth smith’s sweet pickle relish via b’s cucumber page from the ua lunar and planetary laboratory

How’s that for a post title?  I know it seems convoluted, but I found this recipe via a random Google search, so let’s break this down.  The University of Arizona’s … Continue reading

August 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

kitchen tigress’ spicy pickled cucumbers – sichuan style

The joy of planting cucumbers is that it’s a slam-dunk crop.  The downside of planting cucumbers is that it’s a slam-dunk crop where you’ll end up swearing that you really … Continue reading

August 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

easy freezer pickles

I had never heard of or tasted freezer pickles until meeting my mother-in-law.  Before then, a pickle was a cucumber that’s pickled in a brine (sweet or sour) in a … Continue reading

July 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

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