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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Pickled Pink


A few months ago hubby and I wanted to use up some of our many eggs by pickling them. I read a few recipes and people just raved about them. So I tried pickling 2 dozen of them. Ugh! I guess maybe the possums loved them, we sure didn't. Hubby said you might as well drink a glass of vinegar with your boiled egg.

Last week I had some leftover pickled beet syrup. I put it in a quart jar and threw in 8 peeled, hardboiled eggs. After about 3 days this is what they turned out like. We, hubby, my mom and I, tried them last week and the consensus was that they taste pretty much like a boiled egg soaked in pickled beet syrup. The taste was rather blah and the texture is nasty to my mind. It seems to make the whites rubbery.

If you have a pickled beet recipe that YOU like, share it with me would you!

Thanks!

4 comments:

Solomon said...

They look really cool.

Google thousand year old egg if you want to see some rank egg pictures. :)

GC said...

The real question is what were you doing eating BEETS ? ick!

jel said...

hey Beets, R Very Good!

and they "BEET" somestuff hands down :) WAHA!!!!! get it (BEETS)

Calfkeeper said...

Solomon-thanks. Say I can't get to your blog anymore because it asks me to sign in to something and I don't want to.

GC-BEETS are yummy! Hubby likes them piclked, but I prefer them boiled with salt and butter.

jel-hahahahaha!!!