From Cleopatra to ‘Pickle Pits:’ Pickle Facts and Fun

We’ve started to see cucumbers in the local farmers’ market stalls this last week or two, and that reminds us that pickling season has begun.

In addition to sampling some easy-to-make Spicy Jalapeño Pickles this weekend, it seemed like a good time to review some little-known (and sometimes downright silly) pickle facts: