This hearty dish is an interesting answer to the question, “What is a salad?” It hails from the Ukraine and Russia, known there as venegret. Sturdy root vegetables are boiled, then combined with oil, onion, and sour pickles and served cold or room temperature.
You can pickle any hearty vegetable! I have always loved pickles, and was sorry to have to give them up due to the white vinegar and high-fructose corn syrup in grocery-store pickles. Fear not… they are super easy to make! Today, it’s dill pickles. The recipe is inspired by this one in Real Simple magazine. […]