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Jan 11, 2012 05:47 PM

pickled onions???

DH loves Gibsons, but I'm having a hard time finding good pickled onions. I've made spiced cherries for Manhattans successfully. Does anyone have any ideas on how to pickle onions? Thanks!

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  1. Not sure how to pickle the onions, but I buy the Mezzetta brand for Gibsons. Nice texture and nice tang. They are available at Stop & Shop (New England) in the Italian section. The company is from Napa Valley if that matters.

    1. There is a recipe on the Chow side of the site that I used for guidance once:

      Also, here's an older thread you might find interesting:

      Personally, I find the commercial brands too sweet and artificial tasting. Especially those that use corn syrup.

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      1. re: MGZ

        Try pickled onions made for italian anti pasto; they are usually much better than "cocktail" onions

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        1. Thanks, all. Now I go shopping.

          1. I make pickled red onions for a couple of vegetarian dishes. Sliced red onions pickle in a mixture of vinegar, salt, and sugar extremely quickly (hours). Small pearl onions might take longer.

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