It’s Not a Potato Salad Without Bubbies Kosher Dill Pickles!

Whether you ‘re celebrating Easter, social distancing at home with family, or just love potato salad, we have the recipe for you! In fact, it might just be the greatest potato salad recipe we’ve ever tasted.

Ingredients:

3 lbs of red potatoes, cooked, quartered, and cooled

2 stalks of celery, diced

6 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled

2 green onions, chopped

4 hard-boiled eggs, quartered

1 cup of Bubbies Kosher Dill Pickles, chopped

1/4 cup of pickle brine

1 cup of mayo

1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped

2 TBSP of whole-grain or dijon mustard

1 tsp of celery seed

sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Mix pickles, mayo, mustard, dill, and celery seed until well blended.
  2. Combine all remaining ingredients and refrigerate for at least two hours before serving. (The longer the yummier!)

Lobster Rolls with Tarragon Butter & Pickles

This recipe uses both a homemade tarragon butter + mayo mixed with celery for crunch and bread & butter pickles for sweetness. So delicious! 

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of melted butter
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped tarragon
  • Salt to taste
  • 10 Bubbies Bread and Butter pickles, finely chopped 
  • 1 lb of lobster meat, cooked, shelled and cubed
  • 2 sticks of celery, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of finely chopped chives
  • 2 tablespoons of mayo
  • 5-6 split-top hot dog buns

Directions:

  • In a pot, melt your butter and add your tarragon and salt. Once melted, turn off the heat and add your lemon juice, set aside.
  • Add your lobster meat to a bowl and mix with chopped pickles, celery, and chives. Add your mayo and butter mixture. Stir. Toast your buns with butter and stuff with your lobster mixture. Top with chives.

We hope this recipe inspires you to fill your day with fermented foods! Share your creations with us on Instagram by tagging us at @bubbiespickles.

Ways to Use Pickle Brine

Did you know that pickle brine is good for more than just fermenting pickles? You may have noticed that Bubbie’s brine is famously cloudy. It’s what makes our pickles so tasty! Many people even enjoy drinking pickle brine straight from the jar! The salty, flavorful taste of Bubbies Dill Pickles is an excellent addition to dressings, marinades, and cocktails.

Pickling Vegetables:

It’s easy to pickle vegetables! Since Bubbies brine is already full of natural spices and live cultures, adding vegetables to leftover pickle brine is an easy way to ferment other pickled veggies at home. You can even pickle hard-boiled eggs!

Marinade:

Guess what? Adding pickle brine to sauces and marinades is an excellent way to achieve a salty or spicy taste to meat, poultry, and fish! 

Make a Drink:

Looking for a refreshing beverage? Have we got a recipe for you! This margarita is made with Bubbies Bread and Butter Chips pickle brine and is a sweet refresher on a warm day. Get the full recipe here.

Salad Dressing:

That’s right! Using pickle brine in salad dressing adds a delicious salty taste to any vinaigrette, and tastes great on all kinds of salads! Get the full recipe here.

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad:

This delicious recipe combines breakfast food, with a hearty, nutritious lunch or dinner, all will the delightful taste of Bubbies Kosher Dill Pickle brine! Get the full recipe here.

Whether you are a die-hard brine fan, or this is your first introduction to pickle brine, we hope these recipes inspire you to fill your day with fermented foods! Share your creations with us on Instagram by tagging us at @bubbiespickles.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Bubbies!

We love any occasion to celebrate with Bubbies Sauerkraut! What better way to share it, than on a delicious Reuben sandwich with Thousand Island dressing?

Ingredients:

  • Corned Beef
  • Thousand Island Dressing
  • Swiss Cheese
  • Bubbies Sauerkraut
  • Corned Beef
  • Bubbies Kosher Dill Pickles

Directions:

  • Assemble dressing, corned beef, sauerkraut, and swiss cheese on the rye bread
  • Gently grill the sandwiches until both sides are golden brown
  • Top with a Bubbies Kosher Dill Pickle