There’s nothing I love more than a family business success story. Even better, a local Tacoma family business.
I work in a family business myself, and I know the joys and challenges of working with family. It seems to me that the ladies of Lynnae’s Gourmet Pickles have got it figured out and are producing a mighty fine pickle, one jar at a time.
I had the pleasure of sitting down with Aly, who gave me some samples and told me the story of their company. The pickle recipe is a family secret, passed down through the women of the family. Only when Aly married into the family did she get to learn the recipe — and now she’s one of the pickles’ biggest fans.
Lynnae’s Gourmet Pickles offers Mrs. Pickles, their original sweet and sour dill, and Hot Mama, a sweet and sour dill with a hint of jalepeño-driven heat. They also make a pickle relish in both flavors. Continue reading →