The vegetables we're seeing at the market these days are hardy and oftentimes mellower in flavor, which means they're not afraid of robust pickling spices and vinegar, and will remain crunchy after lots of time in pickling liquid—so much so that we're wondering what fall produce we can't pickle. We thought potatoes, but were proved wrong. Chicories maybe?
Here's a big selection of recipes that could be on the docket the next few months (scroll over the image to see what's what, and click to see the full recipe). Think about it: If you missed pickling this summer, now's your chance! Hop to.