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Olives: Safe Methods for Home Pickling


The health benefits of olive oil are also bringing olives into the spotlight. From water-cured Kalamata style to Greek style olives in brine, you'll learn how to make your own delicious olives at home using water, salt, oil, or lye curing methods. This handy publication also covers tips on selecting and storing fresh olives as well as the safe handling of lye. Note that this updated publication replaces ABC's of Home-Cured, Green-Ripe Olives and Home Pickling of Olives.

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