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Not really. Cornichons are spiced slightly differently, and cost more. But, they're basically the same: tiny pickled cucumbers.

AnswerContrary to popular believe, gherkins are not cucumbers. Gherkins and cucumbers are related but not the same plant race. This is a slight difference botanically, but quite a difference in taste and appearance.

Cornichons are indeed harvested before they are fullgrown. After that they are pickled according to a French recipe. This results in pickles that are slightly less salty then the average pickled gherkin.

Cornichons have more flavor, are tinier than baby gherkins. Gherkins can be substitued for Cornichons, but once you taste the real thing, it is tough to go back. They keep forever in the frige and are a tasty addition to tuna salad, devilled eggs and lots of other things.


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Gherkins are small cucumbers of used in cooking or in making gherkin pickles.

You might be thinking of the word "gherkin", which in common talk people often refer to the "baby pickles" as being. Gherkin is actually a type of pickle, but the word is more commonly used in America to mean simply "little pickles".

A gherkin is a specific type of pickle. So, all gherkins are pickles, but only a small percentage of pickles are gherkins.

A pickling cucumber is a variety of cucumber that is smaller than the regular cucumbers you find at your local grocery store. When mature, they have smaller seeds, have thinner and lighter skins, and are often used to make whole pickles, therefore the name. Gherkins are immature pickling cucumbers that through a pickling process are made into sweet gherkin pickles or dill gherkin pickles.

Non-kosher pickles have non-kosher ingredients.

mon nom est Teddy et je n'aime pas les cornichons

The spices involved. Dill is a spice that isn't in the polish which are hotter.

The major types are dill, sweet, and bread and butter. Other classifications include kosher and gherkin.

Sour pickles have little or no sugar in sour pickles and usually bay leaves are added. Dill pickles have some sugar, pickling spice, and dill heads.

It depends on the ingredients that are used.

I am thinking the difference is that there is more different ingredients in sweet mustard pickles than lady ashburn, I made lady ashburn last week and they are so good but looking for a mustard recipe now

"Refrigerator pickles" haven't been processed in a cannery. Rather, they were left in a fridge or freezer after being made according to a traditional recipe. They have a weaker brine and don't last as long compared to canned pickles, which don't even require refrigeration.

All marinated cucumbers are pickles. In fact, all vegetables marinated in vinegar and the like are considered pickles. Cornichons are nothing more than tiny, pickled cucumbers, originating in France to be served with cold meats and such. Of course, there's a secondary meaning in French; there always is. "Quel cornichon!" means "What a jerk!" And upperclass moms tell their daughters, "Ne faites pas le cornichon." Don't be a silly goose! Because "cornichon" is a euphemism for "con," so the expression is a polite way of saying "Don't be a dick."

Gherkin pickles was one of the original toppings for the burgers made by founders Richard and Maurice McDonald. The first McDonald's opened in 1940 in San Bernardino, CA.

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Bread and butter pickles got their name because bread and butter together are sweet. According to, bread and butter pickles are named such because during the Depression, they were as regular a part of a diet as bread and butter. The difference between bread and butter pickles and sweet pickles is just a few ingredients. Sweet pickles use cinnamon, cloves, and allspice in a vinegar-sugar brine. Bread and butter pickles are made with turmeric. mustard, and onion in a vinegar-sugar brine. I looked for a definitive answer from some kind of pickle-expert, but wasn't able to find one. It seems as though the history of the name of Bread and Butter pickles is carried on through

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Whatever kind of pickle you have, whether an onion or a gherkin or whatever, the process of preserving it, e.g. soaking in vinegar, would render it incapable of growth.

No, pickles are not fruity. Unless you have fruity pickles.

Pickles can be open for weeks! Acid in pickles kill germs and protect the pickles.

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