15 Pickle Recipes for National Pickle Month

Last Updated July 25, 2016
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July is National Pickle Month! Here are 15 recipes to remind you of all the wonderful things you can pickle.

Pickled Ramps

Chef Ryan Randolph and Pickled ramps
Add a flavorful, tangy zip to any dish by pickling ramps before the harvest season has passed. Can't find ramps? Try shallots instead.

Recipe from Chef Justin Yu's Quick Pickling Tip: Pickled Ginger-Turmeric Cauliflower

Have an abundance of veggies from your garden? Or you just couldn't resist buying a little too much of the beautiful crop from your favorite farmer? Make some quick pickled veggies - they brighten up...

Crunchy Pickled Okra

Crunchy Pickled Okra recipe
No Southerner in their right mind would be caught dead without a jar of pickled okra. Store bought is OK but will never measure up to your own okra pickles. I started using pickled okra as a garnish...

Easy Squash Pickles

Pickling is one of the “chapters in our book,” says Executive Chef Gabe Garcia of Tierra Sur restaurant at Herzog Wine Cellars in Oxnard....

Pickled Shrimp

When doubled or quadrupled, this is a great recipe for a crowd. Shrimp are a quintessential part of North Florida cookery and a big part of our seafood industry and heritage. This recipe keeps the...

Hot Pickled Peppers

Hot Pickled Peppers
Master Food Preserver Joyce L. Moore keeps family traditions alive.

Pickled Herring with Sour Cream and Onions

The local herring season in San Francisco arrives in December or January, and we fillet, salt, and pickle thousands of these tasty baitfish during their short season.

Pickled Quail Eggs

This recipe for pickled quail eggs is perfect for a relaxed evening with friends, sharing conversation over beers. I plan to showcase these little gems on a warm evening this spring, sitting outside...

Pickled Galia Melon Salad

pickled melon, hatch chilies, melon salad, galia melon
This bright, refreshing salad belongs at everyone's picnic! Wine pairing suggestion: Texas based Macpherson Les Copains, a fruity white Rhone blend with enough acidity to stand up the vinaigrette...

Pickled Blueberries

Pickled blueberries
Pickling these typically sweet berries transforms them into little pucker bombs, a wonderful pairing to rich goat-milk cheese and salty crostini.

Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

Most of us love cherry tomatoes. But add some pickling liquid, a bit of red pepper flakes, other spices — and they becomes a surprise in the mouth. For these Pickled Cherry Tomatoes. Use any...

Pickled Swiss Chard Stems

These tasty pickles are quick to make and a beautiful addition to your table. Our taste testers could not get enough of them!