12 Summer Pickles and Preserves Recipes

Summer pickles and preserves are something to start thinking about, especially if you’re a home gardener or farmer’s market frequenter or wild forager. Late summer means jars and jars of cucumbers, carrots, mushrooms, and anything else you can get your hands on.

Pickled Carrots

Perhaps the quickest pickles ever, these tongue-tinglingly tangy specimens stack flavor on flavor all in the span of a few minutes of work and a few hours of waiting.
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Pickled Cherries

An easy, unexpected way to extend cherry season that's tartly sweet, subtly spiced, and surprisingly irresistible.
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Refrigerator Pickles

These kaleidoscopic little lovelies don't require the typical processing and patience that classic pickles demand. Woohoo!
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Israeli Pickles

Quickles. It's what we dubbed these Middle Eastern pickles that can be made in a mere 20 minutes (!) with no fussy canning process. (Quick. Pickles. Quickles. Get it?!)
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Pickled Zucchini

Looks like a cucumber pickle. Tastes sorta like a cucumber pickle. But let us assure you, this is not a cucumber pickle. It's even better.
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Pickled Asparagus

Ever bitten into a pickle and thought, "Could this be better?" Here's your answer. Who would have thought asparagus is the veggie you've been needing to pickle all your life?
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Quick Dill Pickles

Or, as we like to say, quickles. And we mean quick not just in terms of how little time they take to make. But also in terms of how quickly they'll disappear as you're blissing out on them.
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How to Preserve Stone Fruits

An innovative and enticing way to preserve summer's most ephemeral luxury for indulging all year long.
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Salt and Sugar Pickles

These quick pickles--quickles!--aren't at all like the ones your grandma put up each year. They're better.
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Bread and Butter Pickles

We've no idea where the saying "in a pickle" comes from, but we'd love to find ourselves in a jar of these subtly sweet specimens.
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Pickled Wild Mushrooms

So easy to toss together. So understated yet sophisticated. So wise in capturing and preserving something during its season.
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Dilly Beans

Extraordinarily easy and exceptionally tasty dilly beans are within your grasp. Seriously. They're tangy, crisp, and outrageously good.
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