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Has anyone ever pickled non-ume plums? Or any other kind of stone fruit? If so, how did they turn out?

I'm looking to pickle plums and achieve somewhat of an umeboshi-type (Japanese pickled plums) result. Has this worked for anyone? Would anyone advise using regular, store-bought plums for a similar result? Or had success pickling any stone fruit? Lots of questions, I know. Thank you!

asked by Celeste Scollan over 2 years ago
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added over 2 years ago

Hi Celeste, I haven't pickled non-ume plums before, but this article seems to spell out everything you need to know: http://justhungry.com/homemade.... There are quite a few troubleshooting tips and substitution notes.

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added over 2 years ago

Great resource--thank you!

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added over 2 years ago

We've got a great pickling primer that is worth a read before embarking on any and all pickling adventures:

https://food52.com/blog...

Good luck!