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Old 05-09-2008, 09:04 AM   #11
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Steam asparagus spears until they're crisp/tender; cut them to jar size, put them in refrigerator for a day. Delicious!

Hmm never heard or thought of this...This sounds really good.

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Old 05-09-2008, 10:34 AM   #12
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I use pickle juice at work for two things:

1) an ingredient in a "special" sauce for hamburgers.

2) Floor degreaser. It's free, bio-degradable, and perfectly natural. You won't high a buzz off the fumes. I just pour about a cup on the floor after I sweep. Slop-mop the juice around, then come back and dry-mop the floor. My chef likes it, as he doesn't have to spend some serious money on chemical degreasers, nor does he have to keep and maintain a MSDS sheet on the product.

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Old 05-09-2008, 10:55 AM   #13
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brine some chicken legs and thighs in the leftover pickle juice, then grill them.
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Old 05-09-2008, 12:02 PM   #14
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Allen! I'm going to try the floor degreaser!
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Old 05-09-2008, 02:28 PM   #15
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Old 05-09-2008, 03:33 PM   #16
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Take some Kirby cukes, slie them, add julienned carrots and toss them into the jar. Let it sit for a couple of weeks.

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