Saturday, April 16, 2011


Today Steve, Tom and Christopher went olive picking. They got three buckets full of olives. Steve, Christopher and I all really love olives so I hope they all taste great when they are cured.

To cure them, they are soaked in water. We will change the water twice a day for a couple of weeks. After that we will put them in jars with salt water.

Will let you all know how they turn out.


Shelly said...

HUGE difference btwn Australia and US... You don't ever hear "we went olive picking" here! LOL

Laura The Crazy Mama said...

Cool! We pick cabbage and shred it then pack in in water in big clean garbage cans and make it into saur kraut. I guess that doesn't sound as yummy as olives, but it's sort of a tradition in our family! My sister LOOOOOVES olives. I had no idea how they were cured! That's really cool!

Therese said...

Laura we made sourkraut last year . When I first tried it, I spat it out. It grew in me though and I love it now.

Therese said...

Shelly, I haven't ever said that before either lol.

EC Gefroh said...

Therese, it sounds so easy to make olives. My husband I just love olives!

Therese said...

Yes Esther. We are hoping they turn out okay. This is the first time we have done it ourselves.

Kelly Casanova said...

I have olives soaking at the moment too!

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