The Shmakee Story
Many years ago, my wife Cristina had discovered not only a recipe, but an uncommon methodology to creating a taste unlike one we’ve ever tried before. While we were trying to come up with some sort of usage for this new spicy “liquefied” taste innovation, it was actually a year or two later that I somehow got the idea of trying to employ this into a pickling process. Growing up in a Jewish home outside Cleveland, OH, and having a mother who had been born and raised in Mexico, both pickles and spicy were ingrained in my being. After a lot of trial and errors in creating a brine and process using Cristina’s discovery, we finally created the Shmakee Brand.