A pickled cucumber (commonly known as a pickle in Canada, and the United States or generically as gherkins in the UK) is a cucumber that has been pickled in a brine, vinegar, or other solution and left to ferment for a period of time, by either immersing the cucumbers in an acidic solution or through souring by lacto-fermentation.
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... The term pickle is derived from the Dutch word pekel, meaning brine ... and Canada, the word pickle alone almost always refers to a pickled cucumber (other types of pickles will be described as "pickled onion," "pickled beets," etc.) ... In the UK pickle generally refers to ploughman's pickle, such as Branston pickle, traditionally served with a ploughman's lunch ...
... Sour Pickle Jacob's geography teacher Miss Sour Pickle has a permanent scowl plastered on her face, like she smells something bad ... The only thing Sour Pickle loves to do more than torment Two Two is cheer for her favourite team, the marvelous Montreal Marvels ...
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