Winning Pickle Recipe

A Texas reader's twist on chips and dip came out on top in our pickle-themed contest.
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Food Stylist: Anne Disrude Prop Stylist: Pam Morris

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Food Stylist: Anne Disrude Prop Stylist: Pam Morris

Winning Recipe: Pretzel-Crusted Pickle Chips with Mustard Sauce

Pickles are much more than just a sandwich accessory -- or so we learned from our March 2010 recipe contest. Danica Preston of San Antonio turned her favorite childhood snack, crisp dill pickles right out of the jar, into a grown-up party food: pickle chips. She coated thick slices in crushed pretzels and fried them for extra crunch. Even Danica’s anti-pickle boyfriend found the salty chips and smoky dipping sauce addictive. "They’d be the best bar snack," she says.

Danica Preston of San Antonio turned pickles into crunchy chips.

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