Refrigerator Pickles

by Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong Grandma had a sunporch that was nearly falling off the southeast side of her old farmhouse. Each year, after the late-summer cucumber harvest, a rickety shelf running along the ceiling of the sunporch was lined with jars of the most unnaturally green sweet pickles a child could imagine.... Read More »

Pickle Jewelry?

by Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Tiny Pickle Charm Bracelet  I LOVE the fun little food charms made by Jillicious Charms and had to have the pickle jar…had to. The charm arrived on a chain for a necklace, but I felt it needed to be a bracelet.  So, I deconstructed it, hooked it... Read More »

Pink Preggers Pickle Pie

by Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong I live in what must be the most fertile neighborhood in Savannah, Georgia. In the past five years, since my husband and I moved in, I know, by name, ten babies that have been born on our block. There is an eleventh and twelfth, but for the... Read More »

Kool-Aid Pickles

by Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong If you have ever stopped at a roadside market along a Southern highway, these pickles are no stranger to you. Pickles floating in jars of a brightly colored brine are normally lined up at the cash register. These Kool-Aid pickles may seem odd at first, but once... Read More »

Libbie’s Life Hacks: 4 Clever Uses For Leftover Pickle Juice

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey So you just ate the last pickle in the jar…now what do you do with the juice? Clever Uses For Leftover Pickle Juice!  1. Cleaning Copper! From pennies to pots, dip a clean rag into pickle juice and rub the dirt away! 2. Season a Dish! A... Read More »