Recipes for pickled vegetables are abundant. True aficionados appreciate a spicy pickle. Many cultures have spicy pickled vegetable recipes, but probably the most well-known is Korean kimchi. Kimchi can be made with just cabbage, just cucumbers, or any number of vegetables.
Green Beans or Asparagus: add a garlic clove and small, dried red chiles.Mushrooms: White or baby 'bella mushrooms can be pickled in brine into a very tasty appetizer. I like to add black peppercorns and mustard seed as well as a small garlic clove. The mushrooms will float like corks but it has never seemed to be a problem.