Cocktail carrot sticks

Yield: 5 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup 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(½-inch square) and cut into lenghts to fit into jars. Reheat vinegar mixutre, add 1 teaspoon of spices and ½ cup of the vinegar mixture to each jar. Pack carrots vertically leaving ¼ 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., Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #144 Date: Tue, 9 Jul 1996 06:56:40 -0300 From: Calvin Deiterich <cedeiter@...>

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