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Ada Gail’s Authentic Jewish Pickled Cucumber

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Appears in
The Official Foodie Handbook

By Ann Barr and Paul Levy

Published 1984

  • About

The only place in the world you can buy a real dill pickle is New York. Foodies have cravings like everybody else, but until this recipe was published in the Conran/Habitat Cook’s Dairy for 1980, non-NY Foodies were unable to achieve satisfaction. (The Diary was a sell-out in England, France, Belgium and America; copies of it changed hands on the black market and fetched inflated prices in second-hand bookshops; the recipe was bought and anthologised by Time-Life in