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                            HOT PICKLED PEPPERS
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4       qt           Peppers -- long red, green, or
                         -yellow. Hungarian, Banana
                         -or other varieties
    1       ga           Water
    1 1/2   c            Salt
    2 1/2   qt           Vinegar
    2       c            Water
      1/4   c            Sugar
    2       tb           Prepared horseradish
    2       ea           Cloves garlic -- peeled and
                         -stuck on wooden picks
   Wear rubber gloves to protect your hands as you
   prepare the peppers, they can burn your skin! And,
   never touch your face, or especially your eyes, while
   you are working with hot peppers. You will need a
   large mixing bowl in addition to the basic equipment.
   This recipe makes about 8 pints.
   1. Select fresh, tender, evenly sized peppers, wash
   well. Wearing rubber gloves, cut two small slits in
   each pepper.
   2. In large mixing bowl, dissolve the salt in the 1
   gallon of water. Add peppers and let stand in a cool
   place 12 to 18 hours.
   3. Drain, rinse, and drain again. Organize remaining
   ingredients, the equipment, and work space.
   4. In a large preserving kettle, combine all remaining
   ingredients. Heat to boiling, then reduce heat, and
   simmer 15 minutes. Remove garlic.
   5.Pack peppers into hot jars to within 1/4 inch of the
   6. Heat simmering liquid to boiling and our over
   peppers to within 1/4 inch of tops of jars. Run a
   slim, non metal tool down along the insides of jars to
   release any air bubbles. Add additional boiling
   liquid, if necessary, to within 1/4 inch of tops of
   7. Wipe tops and threads of jars with a damp clean
   8. Put on lids and screw bands as manufacturer directs.
   9. Process in boiling water bath 10 minutes. follow
   basic steps for boiling water bath canning, 10 through
   Source: Vegetable Gardening Encyclopedia Typos by
   Dorothy Flatman 1995 From: Dorothy Flatman
                  Date: 10-11-95
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