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Does anyone have a recipe for making pickles and salsa?

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Asked by RobinMcMom at 10:35 AM on Aug. 1, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • For my salsa, (which isn't canned - you have to eat it fresh), I just combine a bunch of fresh veggies with lemon or lime juice, a dash of hot sauce, and cilantro, and then also equal parts sugar and salt - that's the key. For veggies, I would use anything from this list: tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, mango (yes I know it's a fruit), baby corn, corn, bell peppers, fresh jalapeno peppers (for hot salsa), banana peppers, etc etc!

    Answer by FelipesMom at 10:54 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • For Salsa, I dice 7-8 roma tomatoes, 1 jalapeno, 1/2 onion. Mix together 2 tbs olive oil, kosher salt, and a big bunch of fresh cilantro, add to the veggies. Let it sit at room temperature for about 1/2 hour before serving.

    Answer by Scuba at 11:21 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • well, you garden must be doing well, Mine is LOL. I just googled them for canning recipes and found quite a few!

    Answer by chefjen at 11:45 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Salsa Fresca - Santa Fe School of Cooking Cookbook

    4 or 5 Roma tomatoes diced
    1 teaspoon minced garlic
    1/4 chopped onion red or white
    1/4 cup fresh lime juice
    1 -2 jalapeno seeded and finely chopped
    3 tablespoons of coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    salt to taste

    I add more garlic and cilantro - It's a big hit in our house. Good luck!


    Answer by mpeada at 12:08 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Go to the library and take out a copy of the Fanny Farmer's Cookbook. That book has recipes for making anything out of your garden. The New York Times cookbook has some great Salsa recipes too.

    Answer by Marwill at 12:29 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Salsa Fresca

    8-10 Roma tomatoes, seeded, if you wish, and coarsely chopped
    1 oe 2 fresh jalapeno, seeded,
    1 large, sweet onion finely chopped
    1 tbs dry, or 4 tbs fresh cilantro
    1 tsp cumin
    Dash of salt
    Cracked black pepper
    2 Tbs lime juice
    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

    Combine tomatoes, jalapeno and onion in a bowl, sprinkle with salt and let set for 10 to 20 minutes; drain. Add rest of the ingredients.

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:10 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I found some good recipes on

    Answer by RedRowan at 7:37 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

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