Little did I know how many different ways there are to “recycle” pickle juice! So I have mended my pickle juice-wasting ways and offer this list of ways to use leftover pickle juice for your consideration in doing the same.
Cool and crunchy, delightfully sour and capable of going from snack to sandwich without a hitch — that's what I call a good pickle. Did you know they're a cinch to make at home? You don't even need to set aside the afternoon; you can make a few pint jars in less than 30 minutes. Here's everything you need to know to make your own batch of homemade dill pickles right now.
When you organize a dill pickle tasting, you inevitably inherit jars and jars of pickle juice. We saw this as an opportunity. What all can you do with the salty, dilly, vinegary juice? Turns out, A LOT. Approximately a gazillion things. Here are some ideas!
Puckerin Pickle Pops from Food.com: Kids love these and they're a great treat for dieters as well! This is an easy recipe using the leftover pickle juice from the jar that you would normally discard. Now what do you do with those annoying pickles floating around in your pickle juice? Get a few wooden skewers and make Kool-Aid Pickles of course!
The next time you're about to pour that leftover pickle juice down the drain, stop and think about all the tasty ways you can use it. You could be saving yourself time while injecting vinegary, sweet, and herbaceous flavors to everyday foods. From brining meats to pickle pops, these leftover pickle juice recipes are a great place to experiment.