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The Complete Guide to Pickling

Pickle and Ferment Everything Your Garden or Market Has to Offer

Julie Laing



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Rockridge Press
27 October 2020
Master the art of pickling with 125 classic and creative recipes Pickling is the best (and most delicious!) way to preserve all kinds of food, so it's no wonder why it's popular around the world. Whether you're making your first pickle or you have years of experience, The Complete Guide to Pickling is packed with essential information and 125 flavorful recipes, including American classics and international flavors.

From Honeyed Bread-and-Butter Chips to Classic Kimchi, Scratch-Made Sriracha, and Southern-Style Pickled Shrimp, there's something for everyone in this unique pickling how-to guide. You'll find straightforward and scrumptious recipes for quick, fresh, and fermented pickles, as well as sweet and fruity pickles, hot sauces, relishes, salsas, sauerkraut, chutney, and more. Happy pickling!

The Complete Guide to Pickling includes:

Intro to pickles & pickling--Build your foundational knowledge with a brief history of pickling and helpful info about the different types of pickles. Step-by-step instructions--Find detailed directions for canning and fermentation, choosing the right ingredients, and creating essential spice blends. Tips for gardeners--Learn how to plan your garden to maximize your pickle potential, and use the bumper crop label to find big batch recipes for common produce.

Create your own delicious pickles with The Complete Guide to Pickling.
Imprint:   Rockridge Press
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 191mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   517g
ISBN:   9781647393601
ISBN 10:   1647393604
Pages:   218
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

JULIE LAING has been a writer and editor for more than 25 years and is the creator of Twice as Tasty, a food blog focused on eating well year-round. She also teaches cooking workshops and prepares food as a personal chef. Find more delicious ways to make and use pickles at

Reviews for The Complete Guide to Pickling: Pickle and Ferment Everything Your Garden or Market Has to Offer

As a home chef, restaurant owner, and pickle enthusiast, I was thrilled to find The Complete Guide to Pickling a thorough and detailed resource for all sorts of pickled and fermented delights. Julie keeps it real with accessible tools and ingredients, easy to follow directions, and a personal connection to each recipe. It's chock-full of information and a must-read for anyone just now dipping into the brine, or those of us eager for more tangy treats. --Keela Smith, Co-Owner Bonsai Brewing Project The recipes for such a large variety of pickling possibilities are astounding! Julie is clear, concise, and makes it easy and inviting for anybody to learn how to pickle anything. --Paula Greenstein, Co-Owner of Wasabi Sushi Bar and Ginger Grill

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