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Bloody Pickle Brine Recipes

Get more great flavor using the brine found in jars of GG's Bloody Pickles!

Bloody Mary Mix

ingredients:

  • 4 - 6oz. tomato juice, clamato, or vegetable juice

  • 2 - 3 TBSP GG's Bloody Pickle brine

  • Worcestershire sauce to taste

  • Tabasco sauce to taste

 

Add to a tall glass add ice, vodka to taste and Bloody Mary Mix. Garnish with your favorite Grandma’s Gourmets Pickles and ENJOY! Store any leftovers in refrigerator.

Bloody Good Dip

ingredients:

  • 1/3 C GG's Bloody Pickle brine well shaken

  • 1/3 C sour cream

  • 1/3 C mayonnaise

  • chopped GG Bloody Pickles if desired

  • blend well

  • chill and let flavors meld for 3-4 hours

 

Great for a chip dip or burger topping. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Pickled Eggs

ingredients:

  • jar of GG's Bloody Pickles (brine only)

  • hard boiled eggs

 

Add hard boiled eggs to jar of brine, and refrigerate for 3-5 days. Enjoy! Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Bloody Pickle Michaelada

ingredients:

  • GG's Bloody Pickles (brine only, strained)

  • beer of choice

 

Add strained brine to beer and garnish with GG's Bloody Pickles. Enjoy! Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Bloody Pickle Martini

ingredients:

  • jar of GG's Bloody Pickles (brine only, strained)

  • Vodka of choice

  • Lime 

 

Chill a martini glass or serve on the rocks.  Add 2 oz of vodka and 1 ½ ounce of strained Bloody Pickle brine to a cocktail shaker add ice and shake 30 seconds. Strain and garnish with a Bloody Pickle and Lime. Enjoy!

Pickled Beet Brine Recipes

Get more great flavor using the brine found in jars of GG's Pickled Beets!

Pickled Eggs

ingredients:

  • jar of GG's Pickled Beets (brine only)

  • hard boiled eggs

 

Add hard boiled eggs to jar of brine, and refrigerate for 3-5 days. Yummy pink pickled eggs, enjoy! Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Beet Cocktail

ingredients:

  • 1 - 2oz. gin or vodka

  • 1 - 2oz. GG's Pickled Beets (brine only, strained)

  • club soda

 

Add ingredients to ice-filled cocktail glass and garnish with a lime wedge or fresh rosemary sprig. Enjoy!

Beet-tini

ingredients:

  • 2oz. vodka

  • 3/4oz. GG's Pickled Beet (brine only, strained)

 

Shake with ice, strain and serve with a Beet Pickle garnish. Enjoy!

Bourbon & Beet

ingredients:

  • 2oz. bourbon

  • 1oz. sweet vermouth

  • 1oz. GG's Pickled Beet (brine only, strained)

 

Shake with ice, strain and serve. Enjoy!

N/A Beet Soda

ingredients:

  • 1oz. GG's Pickled Beets (brine only, strained)

  • 4 - 6oz. club soda (or to taste)

 

Serve on ice with a lime wedge. Enjoy!

Beet Dressing

ingredients:

  • ¼ C light oil of choice

  • ¼ C strained GG's Pickled Beet (brine only, strained)

 

Add ingredients to a clean jar, top with lid and shake. Use for an easy and alternative vinaigrette. Store any leftovers in refrigerator.

Dill Pickle Brine Recipes

Get more great flavor using the brine found in jars of GG's Dill Pickles!

Pickled Eggs

ingredients:

  • jar of GG's Dill Pickles (brine only)

  • hard boiled eggs

 

Add hard boiled eggs to jar of brine, and refrigerate for 3-5 days. Enjoy! Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Pickle Back

ingredients:

  • 1 ½oz. whiskey of choice

  • 1 ½oz. of GG's Dill Pickle brine

 

Take shot of whiskey and chase with dill pickle brine. Enjoy!

Dill Pickle Martini

ingredients:

  • 2oz. vodka of choice

  • 1oz. GG's Dill Pickle brine

 

Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake for 30 seconds then strain into a chilled martini glass. Add GG's Dill Pickle for garnish if desired. Enjoy!

Dill Pickle Dip

ingredients:

  • 8oz. softened cream cheese

  • 1/3 C diced onion if desired

  • ¼ C Grandma’s Gourmets Dill Pickle Brine

  • 2 tsp finely chopped garlic

  • 1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning

  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

  • 1 C diced Grandma’s Gourmets Dill Pickles

  • 1 C diced ham or dried beef if desired

 

Mix well and chill for at least 3 hours. Enjoy! Refrigerate leftovers.

More Uses for Dill Pickle Brine:

  • Dill Pickle brine is the best hangover cure, sip as needed

  • Dill Pickle brine is better than sports drinks

  • Dill Pickle brine helps with leg cramps

  • Use dill pickle brine in potato salad dressing

  • Use dill pickle brine in tuna salad or macaroni salad

Featured Recipes

Get more great flavor using Grandma's Gourmets products.

State Fair 2019 Recipe: Grandma’s Gourmets Wild Rice Salad 
Featuring Cranberry Blood Orange Bourbon Jam
(Makes 6-8 servings)
ingredients:

  • 1 cup wild rice, rinsed

  • 3 cups chicken broth or water

  • 1 small can mandarin oranges, drained

  • ½ cup diced celery

  • ¼ cup (or to taste) of Grandma’s Gourmets Cranberry Blood Orange Bourbon Jam

  • 2 – 3 TBSP of Dijon or Whole Grain Mustard

  • Sunflower seeds

This recipe is vegan, we only use raw cane sugar in our products. This is free of the major allergen groups.

optional add-ins:

  • red onion

  • pecans

  • cashews

  • pistachios

  • mayonnaise

  • diced chicken

instructions:

  1. Soak wild rice in water for 1 hour or more up to overnight, drain and rinse.

  2. Bring 3 cups of Chicken broth or water to a boil, add the rice, bring back to a boil. Lower heat cover and simmer for about 30 – 40 minutes or just until rice is tender.

  3. Let the rice absorb the liquid for about 20 minutes, drain if needed. Put the rice on a cookie sheet and let cool, stir every 30 minutes until chilled.

  4. Chop celery or any other add ins while you wait

  5. In a bowl add all ingredients (if using nuts or seeds add those just before serving) and blend. Cover and refrigerate.

  6. When ready to serve stir until combined add nuts or seeds.

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