a Christmas pickle

I’m eager to start our Christmas tradition of home-made gifts – but this year I am making pasta and cookies or rocky road and so I can’t start until the 23rd/24th of December. It’s put me in a bit of pickle as I am in the mood but can’t do much about it except make the rhubarb pickle.

Sliced rhubarb pickle goes nicely with cheese, in sandwiches and certain salads.

I doubled the quantity of the recipe I blogged semi-recently to fill 7 300 ml glass jars. I added 7 star anise and cloves, and 14 all spice berries so that each jar had one star anise, a clove and 2 all spice berries.


If you prefer the sound of home-made dried pasta or cookies for Christmas gifts:

Pasta: https://crichtonscoop.wordpress.com/2016/06/12/pasta-guy/

Pistachio Amaretti (GF): https://crichtonscoop.wordpress.com/2016/12/12/golden-brown-pistachio-amaretti-gf/


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