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Pickles – Part 2 – Europe to Brooklyn and a Pickle Sandwich

In part 1, we made a 4000 year jump from antiquity to Thomas Jefferson's memories of his aunt's irresistible pickles. Another famous historical figure must be mentioned who was instrumental in introducing pickles to our tables. Christopher Columbus brought pickles to the New World. They were eaten on ships as a means to prevent scurvy.… Continue reading Pickles – Part 2 – Europe to Brooklyn and a Pickle Sandwich

Food Facts & Lore

Pickles – Part 1 – Fruit Of The Vine

Americans consume over nine pounds of pickles per year. That's over 26-billion pickles. Earlier today, on our Facebook page, we mentioned bacon... again. Turns out bacon lovers typically love pickles too, so let's talk about that. According to the U.S. Supreme Court, pickles are technically a “fruit of the vine,” because they have seeds, but… Continue reading Pickles – Part 1 – Fruit Of The Vine