How could we say no to sour, kickin' cukes? Tart vinegar and hot garlic make for a flavorful, crisp pickle that's sure to stand out on your refrigerator shelves. Pernicious: Having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way. In the best way possible. Pernicious Pickling Co. grew out of a love for pickles and the happy, ocean-bridging marriage of deep South flavors and European spice blends. When these pickles hit our tasting table, we gradually â€" subtly â€" ate the entire jar. tip of the tongue Wrap Sour Garlic Slices in prosciutto to garnish a cocktail made with McClure's Spicy Bloody Mary Mix. Top hot dogs with mustard, relish, sliced tomato and a few of these sours for a spin on the Chicago-style dog.