Everyone loves a good pickle. Whether they're made with cucumbers, okra, spicy peppers or even tart, bursting blackberries, crunchy, tangy pickles make for a great snack or a fabulous addition to any meal. Plus, they're super-easy to make at home! Take advantage of the heaping piles of fresh summer produce at your local farmers' market with one of these seven seasonal DIY pickle recipes:
1. Dill Pickles
These incredibly simple pickles have just the right amount of garlic and dill and are intensely crunchy and refreshing right out of the refrigerator.
2. Pickled Okra
These zippy okra pickles are terrific additions to cocktails, especially vodka martinis and Bloody Marys.