Asked in Judaism, Kosher Food
What makes a dill pickle kosher?
A "kosher" dill pickle is not necessarily kosher in the sense that it has been prepared in accordance with Jewish dietary law. Rather, it is a pickle made in the traditional manner of Jewish New York City pickle makers, with generous addition of garlic and dill to a natural salt brine. ...
Asked in Kosher Food
What is the difference in a kosher dill pickle and other dill pickles?
There is no difference other than the plant that the kosher pickle is produced in would be under kashrut supervision. ...
Asked in Judaism, Kosher Food, Pickles
Are kosher pickles good for you?
Technically, there's nothing about a pickle that makes it kosher or not kosher. The name refers to a 'style' or flavor of pickling ... just so much dill and just so much salt. They won't prevent or cure anything. They sure taste good. And if you have no problem with that level of salt, then they won't hurt you. Just like any other dill pickle. ...
Asked in Gardening, Fruits and Vegetables
Why are pickles deemed kosher?
The term "kosher pickles" refers to the style of pickling that occurs (i.e. how the cucumber is turned into a pickle). It does not indicate that the pickling process is itself kosher. This is similar to how "kosher salt" refers to the size of the granules and not that the salt is itself kosher. Kosher pickles certainly can be made kosherly provided that kosher vinegar and only other kosher agents are used alongside cucumbers obtained withour mixed in insect parts. Neither cucumbers nor...
Asked in Pickles
Are kosher pickles kosher?
Everything that grows from the ground is kosher. Concerning the pickles only, there's nothing in a pickle that makes it non-kosher, as long as it doesn't come in contact with other ingredients, or machinery, used in non-kosher products. But just like anything else on the supermarket shelf, one has to check to make sure. Kosher pickles should be kosher. To confirm this, you would need to check the labeling for a recognized hechsher (kosher certification symbol). The US, and most other countries with food labeling laws, doesn't...
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the difference between a pickle and a pickle?
A pickle is a marinated cucumber. To be in a pickle is to be in a jam, in a problem situation. ...
Asked in Jalapeno Peppers
Can you pickle jalapenos the same way you pickle cucumbers?
if u pickle jalapenos u make a hot pickle