Monday, July 23, 2012

Everything You Wanted to Know About Pickles But Were Afraid to Ask


We all love a good pickle with our sandwich or just to snack on. Half-sour, full-sour or dill, everyone has their favorite. But who are the people behind the pickle? JTA's Uri Fintzy visited the United Pickle factory in the Bronx and The Pickle Guys store in the Lower East Side of Manhattan and witnessed the pickling process, found out about the Jewish connection and revealed a secret about the actual "Kosherness" of the Kosher pickle.

In the course of the interview with the pickle people, secrets of pickle making and answers to long standing questions about this consummate Jewish delicacy began to emerge. Watch the video below to find out:

- Is a kosher dill pickle really kosher?
- Why do pickles have a Jewish connection?
- How do you make different pickle flavors?
- What about pickling at home?
- Why do pickles go so well with a sandwich?

Enjoy!

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