How to light a pickle

Step 1Take a pickle, lamp cord, two nails, and a power strip… and plug it in!

BE OUTSIDEEnjoy your pickle lighting experiment from a responsible, safe distance, outside

Pickle GlowNails should be parallel to each other inside the pickle, not touching

Uneven PickleElectric arcing between the nails will occur inside the pickleUneven pickleArcing will dart back and forth

Even pickleIf you get it just right, an even glow looks like this (by this point your pickle may be a bit stinky)

Side GlowLook at this delightful pickle

sparkydillOh, and know the location of your power breaker panel before you start!

Adult supervision recommended. takes no responsibility for starting your fire, only my own.