Pickles

Pickles, Feminism & Women in My Family

Michelle Morkert family, feminism, gender

My grandmother created them. My mother kept them safe. I discovered them. My daughter wanted them.  And, together we both met my grandmother for the first time as we canned her homemade pickle recipes. Salt. Vinegar. Alum. Dill. Sugar. Cucumbers. Jars. Hours. Days. Weeks. Months.  Adherence to the quality, simplicity, and process.   How many times did we pour over …