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Pickled hot peppers (wwrj17a)

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Categories: Condiments, Vegetables, Mexican, Tex-mex



Cut two small slits in each pepper. You may want to wear gloves to prevent burning hands. Dissolve salt in 4 quarts water. Pour over peppers and let stand 12 to 18 hours in a cool place. Drain, rinse and drain thoroughly. Combine 2 cups water and all remaining ingredients excpet honey; simmer 15 minutes, then add honey. Remove garlic. Pack peppers into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Pour boiling hot pickling liquid over peppers, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Adjust caps. Process half-pints and pints 10 minutes in a boiling water bath. Yield: 16 half-pints or 8 pints. From: "Stocking Up", (c) 1977 Rodale Press, Inc.