When I added ‘make pickles’ to my list, I had visions of sexy aprons and boiling blue vintage jars, steam billowing into my face and making my hair adorably wispy.
But then I remembered I’m lazy and that I resent recipes that don’t leave room for “creative interpretation.” So when Alex
and I decided to make pickles, we opted for this super easy recipe for microwave pickles
. And old peanut butter jars are totally the same as those beautiful blue jars, right?
The amount of effort this recipe calls for is pretty much limited to slicing a few cucumbers, stirring things a bit, and then microwaving all of it.
We decided that our efforts would be better spent cute-i-fying our plastic jars.
Result? Easy, fast, yummy pickles. AND SUPER CUTE PACKAGING.
Have you ever made pickles or canned? Like, the old fashioned way? I find canning simultaneously awesome and intimidating. Because e.coli.