Question: Does Pickled Asparagus Need A Water Bath?

December 30, 2009


Barnaby Dorfman's picture

You should rinse and dry asparagus when pickling, but you do not want to place in a hot water bath, or bain marie, prior to packing in the pickling brine. Pickled asparagus will lose its crispness if it's cooked prior to pickling.

julie mcbee's picture

Want a recipe for pickled aspargrass that does not need water bath.