Nashville, USA

Ok it’s time to play, “Guess what the fuck this is?” Occasionally I run into something that is so different it’s screams ORDER ME!!! And today was one of those days… So, what the fuck is it? Is it Gene Simon’s dissected tongue? A swanky Nobu Japanese Sea Cucumber? Or my old dog Willie the Dash-hounds dissected Pee Pee….? Gag – sorry I had too- Give up?

It’s a Southern Mississippi Delta favorite – Kool-Aid pickles or also known as Koolickles. I walked into The Peg Leg Porker BBQ in Nashville and this dish jumped off the menu and was a must order.

To make them you grab a jar of Vlasic pickles drop them into a large vat of Kool-Aid and after two weeks you got yourself a mighty fine pickle. Now get your pickle out of the Kool-Aid and think about the potential of Koolickles. The color potential – why not go purple we could call it Burple Pickles. Someone call PAAS the Easter egg dye company, why hasn’t Kool-Aid moved on this …… NO, not a good idea, okayyyy moving on.

Any way these pickles were good. The combination of Sweet and Sour would make Martin Yan from Yan Can Cook squeal with excitement.

If you enjoy stories about different foods check  out this one on cooking crickets.

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