Can you pickle Armenian cucumbers? If you’re curious as to whether you can pickle Armenian cucumbers, the answer is yes. In order to pickle your Armenian cucumbers, simply use a homemade pickling spice in order to preserve your Armenian pickles.
If you’re interested, simply continue reading, to discover a simple easy to follow pickling spice recipe. Better yet, this particular recipe will only take you 10 minutes to complete from start to finish!
Refrigerator pickles using pickling spice recipe:
– 2 tablespoons of mustard seed
– 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
– 1 tablespoon of allspice
– 2 teaspoons of coriander seeds
– 2 cloves
– 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
– 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes
– 1 crumbled bay leaf
– 2 inches of a cinnamon stick
How to create your pickling spice:
Simply place all of the ingredients listed above in medium sized mixing bowl and stir all of your ingredients until they are thoroughly mixed together. Once you’ve mixed all of your ingredients together, spoon your ready-made pickling spice into an airtight container and there you have it, your very own homemade pickling spice!
How to use your pickling spice to preserve pickles such as Armenian pickles:
If you’re unsure of how to use your pickling spice when it comes time to pickle your cucumbers and your place your cucumbers in a jar of vinegar, make sure to sprinkle a generous amount of your homemade pickling spice into each jar. As your pickling spice will contain natural preservatives, that will ensure that your pickles will stay fresh for several months.
So if you’re looking to pickle pickles, onions, jalapenos, beetroot or cauliflower, it’s well worth trying out the pickling spice recipe listed out above.
How to use your pickles:
1. Use your pickles in homemade burgers and hotdogs
If you often invite friends over to your home for barbecues, especially in the warm summer months, it’s a great idea to use pickles in homemade burgers and hotdogs.
2. To add a bit of flavor to your favorite salads
If you enjoy eating salad and are looking for a new way to add a bit of flavor to your everyday salads, it’s a great idea to place cut a few thin slices of your pickles in your salads. As an example, you may want to place your pickles in a salad with olives, feta cheese, beetroot, tomato, and egg.
3. In healthy wraps
If you’re looking to experiment with a new work-friendly lunch idea, you may want to have a go at using pickles in healthy wraps. As an example, you may want to use pickles in a delicious homemade wrap with a bit of shredded chicken, some spinach, some carrots and a bit of tomato.
4. On a pizza
While you may never have considered placing pickles on a pizza, if you’re looking to get creative with your pizza making, you may want to try adding pickles to your pizza toppings.
So if you are interested in adding pickles to your everyday meals, it’s well worth trying out the pickling spice recipe listed above.