4 of our favorite Georgia-made pickles

Top your sandwich with these local picks
Photograph by Caroline C. Kilgore

Unlike iceberg lettuce, pickles add zippy flavor along with snap and crunch. Here, four of our favorite local lids to pop.

Merrilily Gardens
Hot & Crunchy Dill Pickles
Made in Clayton
Yes, that’s a large jalapeño wedge stuffed in the jar. These dill pickles start sweet and finish with a blast of heat. $10, The Cook’s Warehouse

Doux South
Angry Cukes
Made in Decatur
A classic vinegar pickle with a spicy twist thanks to toasted chile flakes, garlic, sweet onion, and yellow mustard seeds. $10, Alon’s

Pickled Pink
Sweet Gourmet Pickles
Made in Decatur
Try these crisp, sweet slices in place of your standard bread-and-butter. $10.75, Star Provisions

Phickles Pickles
House Pickles
Made in Athens
Perfect for eating straight out of the jar, these are crunchy with a strong vinegar taste and a slightly sour finish. $8, Savi Urban Market

This article originally appeared in our November 2016 issue.