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American Pickle
"American Pickle"

Series

Good Eats

Season

3

Episode

1

Theme

Pickle

Recipes

Kinda Sorta Sours

AB's B and B's

Firecrackers

Summer Fruits

Hurry Curry Cauliflower

Production Number

EA1C07

Airdate

September 20, 2000

Episode Chronology

Previous

"Ear Apparent"

Next

"Mussel Bound"

Related Titles

Next

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There is no good reason that people do not make their own pickles. They are easy and delicious. Let Alton show you simple joys of pickling.

SummaryEdit

Facts Edit

  • "Pickle" is thought to be a mispronunciation of "Beuklz", the name of a 14th century Dutch fisherman known for his pickles.
  • The Expression "in a pickle" was coined by Shakespeare in "The Tempest".
  • Once opened, a bottle of vinegar will begin to lose its flavor after six months.
  • Water is a crucial pickle ingredient. If you don't like the flavor at the tap - use filtered or bottled water.
  • There are two common varieties of mustard seed: white (yellow) which are the most common, and brown which are smaller, but stronger.
  • Like its cousin ginger, turmeric comes from a rhizome. But unlike ginger it is almost never sold fresh.
  • Most celery seed comes from lovage, a cousin of common celery native to India.
  • Pickling Spice: a mixture of whole or coarsely ground allspice, bay, cardamom, clove, coriander, ginger and mustard seed.
  • The word "kosher" added to a pickle means that garlic has been added to the brine.
  • Gas ranges are rated by British Thermal Units (BTUs) or, the heat required to raise the temperature of one pint of H2O by 1°F.
  • Unless whole spices are called for, refrigerator pickle brines only need to simmer.
  • Leftover pickle brine can be added to marinades, salad dressings, or mayonnaise.
  • Americans consume some 20 billion pickles a year.

Cast Edit

Alton Brown ... B.A. Brown/Napoleon/Pennsylvania Dutchman/Roman Legionnaire/WWII Soldier

Deborah Duchon ... Nutritional Anthropologist (Herself)

Jaime Grey ... Mummy

Paul Merchant ... Paul

Daniel Pettrow ... Chuck

Ingredients Edit

Cauliflower; Cucumber; Apple cider; Rice wine; Mustard seed, Yellow mustard seed, Brown mustard seed; Turmeric; Ginger, Ground ginger; Celery seed; Pickling spice; Allspice; Bay leaf; Cardamom; Clove; Squash; Zucchini; Red plum; Mint; Red pepper flakes; Ice cream; Cake, Angel food cake; Cilantro; Coriander; Curry powder; Carrot; Vinegar, Red wine vinegar, White wine vinegar, White vinegar, Sherry vinegar, Champagne vinegar, Cider vinegar, Rice wine vinegar, Balsamic vinegar; Wine, Red wine, White wine, Sherry; Salt, Kosher salt, Pickling salt; Water; Pear, Bartlett pear; Lemon, Lemon slice; Onion, Yellow onion, Onion powder; Oil, Canola oil; Cumin; Sugar; Garlic; Dried chile; Beer; Popcorn

Dishes Edit

PickleKimchi; Chutney; Sorbet

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