Mixed Vegetable Quick Pickles

Mixed Vegetable Quick Pickles | A Couple Cooks

It’s pickling season! If you love pickles but don’t want to worry about hard-core canning, this recipe’s for you. These …


Vegetarian Banh Mi

Vegetarian Banh Mi

Do you dream of travel? Some people are born with a travel bug. My mother is a prime example; she’s …


Reuben Grilled Cheese

Reuben Grilled Cheese

We’re back after a nice holiday break, and finally ready to start thinking about food again.  It’s lovely being cooked …


Quick Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Quick Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Each year, we have every intention of spending the time to preserve some summer vegetables for the long winter’s months. …


Pickled Okra

What do you do when giant okra take over your garden? We’ve had to get creative with ways to use this underappreciated veggie since we have a major overabundance. Our favorite so far has been pickling.

Pickled okra? Yes, and it’s actually incredibly good. It might be one of my favorite snacks…which says a lot for me since I used to be a pickle hater. (Fellow pickle haters – just start to open your mind to the possibility. It will be a process, but it’s worth it!)

Like our previous dill pickle recipe, this recipe is for refrigerator pickles, which makes it easy and quick. The only hard part is waiting for 10 days for a taste!

What is your favorite recipe for okra?


Easy Garlic Dill Pickles

I have faint memories of a closet full of canned goods growing up. We canned everything from fruit to green …