Growing up in the Detroit metro area, Joe and Bob McClure spent much of their childhood making spicy pickles with their family recipe, passed on for generations.
Bob, who lives in Brooklyn after moving east to pursue an acting career, recalls that every year they would go to Eastern Market and buy enough cucumbers to make around 150 jars of pickles on a summer day. Pickling remained a part of their family lives, but as they grew up, Joe and Bob put pickling on the back burner while they pursued other dreams (Joe is a physiologist and a classically trained musician).
Joe and his parents, Jennifer and Mike McClure, can be found at the family's pickle-making facility on St. Aubin, in Detroit (but literally across the street from Hamtramck). You can find the McClures' products
(including potato chips and a bloody Mary mix at area food shops.
DEGC - McClure's Pickles from Model D TV.