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Why pickles have bumps?

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer almost 6 years ago
3 answers 1877 views
8a5161fb 3215 4036 ad80 9f60a53189da  buddhacat
added almost 6 years ago

Because cucumbers have bumps, and cucumbers make pickles.

84baef1b 1614 4c3d a895 e859c9d40bd1  chris in oslo

Chris is a trusted source on General Cooking

added almost 6 years ago

Pickling cucumbers have little spines. Some varieties of cucumbers are smooth, so that might be why you never noticed it before.

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added almost 6 years ago

I love that question.

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