Chef Nick Melvin created Doux South, an Atlanta-based company that knows all about pickling. They only use natural ingredient, preservatives are not part of the package and everything is hand-pack.
Nick knows about pickling since he was a child, living in New Orleans and he continues using pickles in his professional culinary career. He goal with Doux South was to educate folks about the great Southern tradition of pickling and all the ways that pickles could be used by the chef at home.
Brines are cores in pickling and the brines Nick has created bring out the natural flavor of each vegetable; it’s definitely not 'one brine fits all'.
One can certainly eating pickles right out of the jar, nobody will frown upon that, and don't forget that Nick's fantastic brines make a great vinaigrette, marinade, and even cocktails.
Our featured Doux South Product
Chow Chow or pickled cabbage is one of Doux South's traditional Southern pickled vegetable; a rough chopped relish of cabbage mixed in a sweet and tart brine.
Owner Nick Melvin, an Atlanta-based farm-to-table chef, grew up with pickling and used it throughout is culinary career and is still using it. At Doux South they only use fresh vegetable, natural ingredients and no preservative.
Try Chow Chow in pasta, on hot dogs, in soup, and salads.