Entries by Jay Churba

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Frozen pickle juice reduces mealtime glycemia in healthy adults

By Carol S Johnston and Christy L AppelNutrition, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZPublished Online: 1 Apr 2009 Abstract The antiglycemic effect of 20 g vinegar ingested at mealtime is well characterized; yet chronic vinegar ingestion is impracticable due to esophageal discomfort and astringent taste. Vinegar is more palatable when incorporated in a food matrix. This […]

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Gastric emptying after pickle-juice ingestion in rested, euhydrated humans.

More research for our science buffs! J Athl Train. 2010 Nov-Dec;45(6):601-8. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-45.6.601.Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108- 6050, USA. kevin.c.miller@ndsu.edu Abstract CONTEXT: Small volumes of pickle juice (PJ) relieve muscle cramps within 85 seconds of ingestion without significantly affecting plasma variables. This effect may be neurologic […]

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Why Runners Should Drink Pickle Juice

You’ve seen others doing it and cringed—but there are good reasons this salty beverage it make its rounds By Fara Rosenzweig | 01/07/2016 Move over coconut water, there’s a new beverage taking center stage: pickle juice. Yes, pickle lover’s rejoice! You may have had to defend your love for the stuff in the past, but […]

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The Biggest Treasure Hunt Of All

By Sandy Eller – 5 Kislev 5780 – December 2, 2019 Ahhhh, Kosherfest. While it is no doubt a show about the business of kosher food, the fact remains that since it focuses on all things yummy, Kosherfest definitely has an element of fun and has been dubbed by some as “the biggest kiddush of […]

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Recipe for THE “PIKL-TINI”

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Try this twist on a classic for a sip that will satisfy your salt-tooth.Get crazy with the garnish and add in a pickle slice (or two) on a skewer. Ingredients 3 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka 1 oz pickle juice 1/2 oz dry vermouth Directions Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice Shake […]

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Pickle-Brined Turkey

From: TODAY | Nov. 14, 2017 at 4:15 PM Cook time:4 hours | Prep time:60 minutes Change up your usual Thanksgiving turkey routine. Using pickle juice in brine adds loads of flavor and guarantees a tender and juicy turkey. Swap options: The weight of kosher salt varies by brand. If you prefer to use iodized […]

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Folks getting pickled for pickle juice

By BOB HANSEN / for The Hawk Eye | Posted Feb 12, 2017 at 12:01 AM | Updated Feb 12, 2017 at 2:30 AM Pass up that sugary Slurpee and don’t spend money on over-priced energy drinks because there’s a new taste concoction in Burlington. It’s semi-frozen pickle juice — the slushy taste adventure created from the briny liquid left in the bottom of the […]