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Russian Tarragon Pickles Recipe

June 21st, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Russian Tarragon Pickles Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2quartspickling cucumbers
  2. 4cupsvinegar
  3. 3 1/2cupswater
  4. 2tablespoonspickling salt
  5. 4-8fresh tarragon sprigs
  6. 8-12clovesgarlic
  7. 2-4mild red chile peppers

DIRECTIONS

  1. Scrub the cucumbers very well.
  2. Put the jars in a canner, add water to cover them by 1″, and bring them to a boil; boil for 10 minutes.
  3. Pack the jars with cucumbers, putting a good sprig or two of tarragon in each jar.
  4. Add 2-3 cloves of garlic and the pepper; half of one if they are on the large side.
  5. Make a brine of the vinegar, salt and water and pour over the cucumbers.
  6. Seal with sterilized lids.
  7. Set aside for 6 weeks in a cool dark spot before trying.

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