Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» A really, really Frugal Gardener
by donnainzone5 Today at 2:21 pm

» Ground Cherries
by Ginger Blue Today at 2:19 pm

» New England February 2017
by CapeCoddess Today at 1:45 pm

» My experiences with commercial cedar raised beds
by Judy McConnell Today at 1:19 pm

» My Solar Dehydrator at Work
by newbeone Today at 9:43 am

» Spaghetti Squash Recipes
by newbeone Today at 9:20 am

» New compost bin and 4x8 cedar bed
by newbeone Today at 8:29 am

» Invasive Tree Roots - Very important topic for newbies.
by walshevak Today at 7:27 am

» N&C Midwest: February 2017
by CitizenKate Today at 12:19 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 11:49 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 8:10 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 6:54 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:43 pm

» So. California & Inland Valleys -March / April Planting Guide
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:47 am

» 2017 SFG Adventures in Hampstead, NC
by ralitaco Yesterday at 12:38 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:31 am

» Our 2017 garden makeover
by CitizenKate Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:16 pm

» Fall means apples....
by reynajrainwater Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:43 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing February 2017?
by Scorpio Rising Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:51 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:08 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:40 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Mellen Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:37 pm

» Root Knot Nematodes - PROGRESS!
by sanderson Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:48 pm

» Plant ID
by No_Such_Reality Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:24 pm

» Western Mount/High Plains: Seed Planting Dates zone 5b
by RoOsTeR Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:58 am

» I'll get my Texas garden right yet
by RoOsTeR Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:57 am

» Roots...information....
by MrBooker Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:19 am

» Is this wood correct for building box?
by sanderson Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:42 am

» Hello from IA Zone 5
by sanderson Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:38 am

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by sanderson Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:10 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

low sodium pickling recipes for those of us with HBP?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

low sodium pickling recipes for those of us with HBP?

Post  dizzygardener on Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:08 pm

Does anyone have any good low sodium pickling Recipe?

I love dill cucumber pickes but I can't stand the bread and butter sweet pickles. So far as I can tell, the low sodium recipes require a lot of sugar.

Any help is greatly appreciated. I'm going through withdrawls Here! very sad

dizzygardener

Female Posts : 668
Join date : 2011-01-26
Location : WNC 6b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: low sodium pickling recipes for those of us with HBP?

Post  kimbertangleknot on Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:40 pm

This isn't for canning, and it is a bit sweet, but I'm sure you could adapt if you needed too. This is a pickle recipe I had to use when I had to be on a special diet with no iodine for cancer. They are really good. There's a little salt for the cucumber but I don't see why you couldn't add more if you need it. (the salt was iodine free, but it works with iodized as well)

Wisconsin Refrigerator Pickles

8 cups thinly sliced cucumber
1 tbls salt to cucumber, stir, let sit an or more and drain the cucumbers

1 cup onion (chopped or sliced)
1 cup pepper (red/green/etc chopped or sliced)
1 cup vinegar (plain/balsamic/garlic/etc)
1 3/4 cup sugar (I reduced this my second time making it, still good)
1 tea mustard seed
1 tea celery seed
1 tea dill seed (i've used seed and weed)

Mix everything together & store in fridge. No need to cook, keeps well. Mine kept for a few months in a tupperware bowl in a fridge in the garage at the start of spring. I've played around it adding more seasoning. I admit it is a bit sweet, hence why I cut back on the sugar the second time. They DO NOT taste like bread and butter pickles, yuck, those are disgusting. I'm sure that reducing the sugar a bit more would be fine since it's not for canning at all.

kimbertangleknot

Female Posts : 274
Join date : 2010-06-21
Age : 35
Location : Charlotte, NC -+- Zone 7

View user profile http://www.moonflyart.com

Back to top Go down

Re: low sodium pickling recipes for those of us with HBP?

Post  walshevak on Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:06 pm

found this. might be what you are looking for. Kay

http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/load/harvest/msg0200265324600.html

Posted by david52 z5CO (My Page) on Wed, Feb 20, 08 at 17:22

I make pickled cucumbers with little or no salt - fairly easy. I use quart jars, add what ever spices I want in the bottom - garlic, pepper corns, dill seed / weed, tarragon, and then pack them with washed cucumbers, the smaller ones work better, up to the jar shoulder. I see how many jars I have, then mix a 50:50 solution of vinegar and water, we usually use cider vinegar. Boil that, pour over the cucumbers, put on the lids, and process with a boiling water bath for 20 minutes.
They need to sit at least 6 weeks.

These can be made with out any salt, but I usually add a scant teaspoon to the jar.


walshevak

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4333
Join date : 2010-10-17
Age : 74
Location : wilmington, nc zone 8

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: low sodium pickling recipes for those of us with HBP?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum