Right Now: Pickling

                        Right now, Boston chefs are taking advantage of pickling, an ancient technique used to preserve freshness and enhance flavor. The fermentation process involves using a brine or vinegar, which imparts a sour, salty flavor. From pickled apples to pickle juice martinis, several menu items around town highlight pickling’s unique flavor profiles. And when paired with beer, pickled anything rises to a new level. Try the following creative palate pleasers to get a taste of this traditional method with a modern…