Tonight, make sure there’s something crunchy and acidic leading your dinner’s path to culinary glory. Mexican pickles are delicious on all kinds of tacos, pickled shrimp makes a perfect garnish to a refreshing cool summer soup and spicy pickled okra is a great companion to rich, fatty barbecued meats. Or try one of the composed dishes at the bottom — the pickled element is key. Pucker up, it’s dinner time!

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