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We’re willing to bet that many people don’t even realize that the pickle is actually a CUCUMBER. That’s right. In fact, pickling is its own brand of processing for food with a specific flavor. You can pickle just about anything — beans, carrots, beets, lemons, peaches, peppers — and, of course, cucumbers, and we then call them PICKLES, and you can find them just about in any grocery store.

The Thing Is — You Don’t Need to Buy Those ‘Pickles’ at Any Grocery Storehow to make pickles-1

You can actually make them yourself. And it won’t take so long either. At best, it’ll take you 30 minutes, and one of the secrets here can make it so the “shelf life” of your jar of pickles will last a really long time (read more below). Buy cucumbers in bulk and get to work with these three top secrets on how to make pickles on your own. Without help. Without driving to a grocery store.

It’s so easy that you’ll be blown away. Then you can practically jar your pickles and have them with sandwiches literally every week and you didn’t even have to buy the Vlasics to do it. Simple.

The Sad Thing Is No One Ever Wants to Do the Legwork

But it’s so worth it in the long run. And once you’ve got this down pat, it’ll be a no-brainer for you. In many ways, it’s honestly much healthier to go the natural homemade route versus driving to the grocery store. And you know we like healthy at Golden Gate.

Check out the tips for yourself. You’ll see it’s a whole lot easier than you think!