The History of Pickles in America

This humble Jewish snack has a deep history.

Pickles are beloved by Americans far and wide. A staple of the Jewish-American deli, they are actually pretty healthy to boot. But the history of pickles in America dates back perhaps farther than you may think.

Watch our fun video below to learn more about the briny snack and then get noshing — you can even try making your own pickles, or using that leftover pickle juice in a slew of delicious recipes.

Sources: JTA News, PBS.com, History.com, Atlas Obscura.

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