Go on, get yourself in a pickle
Are you in a pickle about where to find extra produce? Stop by the Kossuth County Farmers Market. Many of our vendors offer cucumbers for pickling, tomatoes to make into salsa and all kinds of foods to freeze or can for the winter.
The first year I tried making pickles was a disaster. I used cucumbers that were too large, and somehow they all ended up being soft and slimy. I've improved my methods since then and now prefer to make a refrigerator pickle recipe that keeps the cucumbers crisp and crunchy.
Read more of the Farmers Market column in the Aug. 22 Kossuth County Advance.