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                           Cocktail Carrot Sticks
 
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 Serving Size  : 5    Preparation Time :1:00
 Categories    : Canning, Preserves, Etc.         Pickles
                 Preserves
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  cups          sugar
    3      tablespoons   salt
    2      quarts        white vinegar
    2      tablespoons   mustard seeds
    2      tablespoons   celery seeds
    1      tablespoon    dill seeds
    2      teaspoons     basil -- dried
    1      teaspoon      hot pepper flakes
    5      pounds        carrots
    5      sprigs        dill
 
 Combine sugar, salt and vinegar in a small glass pan and bring to a boil;
 reserve. Combine remaining ingredients except carrots and dill sprigs;
 reserve. Julienne carrots (1/2-inch square) and cut into lenghts to fit into
 jars. Reheat vinegar mixutre, add 1 teaspoon of spices and 1/2 cup of the
 vinegar mixture to each jar. Pack carrots vertically leaving 1/4 inch head
 space, place a sprig of dill on top and fill jars with vinegar mixture.
 Seal and process for 5 minutes in a boiling water bath.,
  
 
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