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Quick Pickle Brine and Other Q&As

Quick Pickle Q and A - LivingHomegrown.com

Quick Pickle Q and A - LivingHomegrown.com

The other day, I got a question from Cathy (a listener of my podcast). She had a series of pickling questions that came up when she was making my recipe for refrigerator pickles.

And they were GREAT questions!

So I did my best to give her great answers by recording an entire podcast episode on the topic.

But if you would rather read than listen to the Q & A, fear not!

Below, I have summarized each question and my answer – It’s all here.

And if you would rather listen or read the full transcript of that podcast episode, I’ve got you covered there too. You can go to my Pickling Questions Podcast Episode for that.

So here are Cathy’s Q’s and my A’s below.

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