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Old 08-15-2009, 11:39 AM   #1
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Pickle Brine

My next culinary adventure seems to be making my own pickles.
Can't buy good bread n butters, and the pickled green beans
are a hit with me.

I do have some jars in the fridge with leftover brine. Hate to throw
it out...is it good for anything? can it be re-used?

also, any pickle experts out there, I'd love to hear you techniques/recipes.
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Old 08-15-2009, 03:33 PM   #2
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Cappy, direct from my mamma:
5 cups water
5 cups vinegar
7 garlic gloves quartered (she just uses garlic from the jar)
7 hot peppers of choice (she uses red pepper flakes)
3 1/2tsp mustard seed
3 1/2tsp dill seed (she leaves it out for me)
1/2 cup salt
put 2lbs raw green beans in jars
boil brine and pour over beans. tighten lids, they should seal


she said you could use same recipe for bread and butters, cept you need to add 1/2 cup sugar and "some tumeric". She couldnt remember how much tumeric!
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Old 08-15-2009, 03:43 PM   #3
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thanks Tim!
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My wife makes "Dilly beans" with just leftover pickle juice. They come out fine. Claussens is the best!
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Old 08-15-2009, 05:18 PM   #5
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umm....details?
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Old 08-15-2009, 05:36 PM   #6
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I dont think it be a good idear to re-use the brine. Quit being such un pincho caverone el cheapie skate del Norte Americkana gringo and make up a fresh batch. How much could it cost? Dollar maybe? I may have to try to talk Andy and Aunt Bea into taking your bullet away

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Old 08-15-2009, 07:14 PM   #7
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first of all, a dollar is a lot of money. You must be one those
Texas liberals that just throws money away.

second, there may actually be some benefit, perhaps added flavor
to re-using brine. Probably not, but it's worth asking.
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Right...
Beans ...trim and wash.
Put in clean canning jars.
add leftover pickle juice.
Add a chile or two if so inclined.
CAN

DONE.
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Whatever you do.....Do not inject a brisket with left over pickle juice......Trust me.
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I have put quartered onions in leftover pickle juice. Never tried anything else.
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