We eat them on hamburgers and hotdogs. We enjoy them on a Saturday afternoon picnic. We may even stir up a batch in the height of summer with a fresh crop of cucumbers. They aren’t foreign to us by any means. Ranging from gherkins to sauerkraut, most pantries will have at least one jar tucked away. But…those pickles we consume today are not the same as they were decades ago before modern processes were invented.