#296 – It’s Phickles Pickles Day at Star Provisions! Meet the Phickle Pickle Chefs & Sample The Phickles Today – Saturday, November 20, 2010

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Have you heard the story of the Christmas Pickle? According to tradition, in Old World Germany, the last decoration placed on the Christmas tree was always a pickle, carefully hidden deep in the boughs. Legend has it that the observant child who found it on Christmas Day was blessed with a year of good fortune…and a special gift! What would you say if I told you where you could find your own special Pickles for Christmas this year?

Athens, Georgia’s own Phickles Pickles will be at Star Provisions today – Saturday, November 20, 2010 from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM – for the first Phickles Day! Now, these pickles may not technically be lucky, but you should consider yourself lucky to have a chance to try these delectable treats and meet their creators, the Phickles chefs, Angie and Phin Tillman. pickle-lover-by-chefranden-on-flickr

Made from their own secret family recipe, Phickles are no ordinary pickles. They are anything but! These gourmet pickles come in lots of delicious varieties: Okra (featured recently in Garden & Gun magazine), Jalapeños (Hotties and Not-So-Hotties), Snap Beans, Carrots, Green Tomatoes, and seasonal varieties such as Asparagus, Celery and (of course) Cucumbers. I am a Phickle-lover – the first time I tried them I completely fell in love with their spicy, vinegar-y goodness. And I think you will, too.

Now of course, you can buy Phickles at Star Provisions anytime – they now carry them in the store regularly. But today is a phantastic, phun opportunity for you to meet the Phickles crew, sample some of their phabulous Phickles, and replace every “f” with a “ph” for the day! Phickles make great gifts – just in time for you to start your holiday and Christmas shopping – but I warn you to buy extra! Once you try them, you’ll want to keep them all for yourself!

If you haven’t had Phickles Pickles yet, come on down and see why their hand-packed, small batch are all the buzz right now in Athens and Atlanta!

Can’t make it to Phickles Day? Check out the Phickles website by clicking here! You can also connect with Phickles Pickles on Twitter!

WHERE: Phickles Pickles Day at Star Provisions – 1198 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30318
404-365-0410 (Star Provisions)

Photo credit: “Pickle Lover” by chefranden on Flickr.com

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