How To Make Different Types Of Hot Pickles


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Making your pickles is a fun and easy way to preserve the bounty of your garden or local farmer’s market. Not only that, but you can customize the flavors to your liking. In this article, we will show you how to make three different types of hot pickles – jalapeño, habanero, and Serrano. Let’s get started!

1) Jalapeño Pickles

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-1 pound fresh jalapeños, washed and dried

-1 cup white vinegar

-1 cup water

-1 tablespoon sugar

-1 tablespoon salt

-2 cloves garlic, peeled and halved

1. Slice the jalapeños into ¼-inch thick rounds. If you like your pickles extra spicy, leave the seeds in. If you prefer a milder flavor, remove the seeds.

2. In a medium saucepan, bring the vinegar, water, sugar, salt, and garlic to a boil.

3. Add the jalapeño slices to the mixture and let boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat.

4. Carefully pour the pickling mixture into a clean jar, making sure to distribute the peppers evenly. Seal the jar with a lid and let cool to room temperature.

5. Once cooled, store in the fridge for up to 2 months.

2) Habanero Pickles

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-1 pound of fresh habaneros, washed and dried

-1 cup white vinegar

-1 cup water

-1 tablespoon sugar

-1 tablespoon salt

-2 cloves garlic, peeled and halved

1. Slice the habaneros into ¼-inch thick rounds. If you like your pickles extra spicy, leave the seeds in. If you prefer a milder flavor, remove the seeds.

2. In a medium saucepan, bring the vinegar, water, sugar, salt, and garlic to a boil.

3. Add the habanero slices to the mixture and let boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat.

4. Carefully pour the pickling mixture into a clean jar, making sure to distribute the peppers evenly. Seal the jar with a lid and let cool to room temperature.

5. Once cooled, store in the fridge for up to 2 months.

3) Serrano Pickles

-1 pound fresh serranos, washed and dried

-1 cup white vinegar

-1 cup water

-1 tablespoon sugar

-1 tablespoon salt

-2 cloves garlic, peeled and halved

1. Slice the serranos into ¼-inch thick rounds. If you like your pickles extra spicy, leave the seeds in. If you prefer a milder flavor, remove the seeds.

2. In a medium saucepan, bring the vinegar, water, sugar, salt, and garlic to a boil.

3. Add the serrano slices to the mixture and let boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat.

4. Carefully pour the pickling mixture into a clean jar, making sure to distribute the peppers evenly. Seal the jar with a lid and let cool to room temperature.

5. Once cooled, store in the fridge for up to 2 months.

How to make sweet and sour pickles

1 cucumber, sliced

1 onion, sliced

1 green pepper, sliced

1 red pepper, sliced

1 cup sugar

1 cup vinegar

1 tablespoon pickling spice

1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.

2. Pour the mixture into a large jar or container.

3. Refrigerate for at least 24 hours before serving.

How to make dill pickles

-1 quart of white vinegar

-1 cup of water

-1 tablespoon of pickling salt

-3 cloves of garlic, peeled and thinly sliced

-1 sprig of fresh dill weed, or 1 teaspoon of dried dill weed

-8 Kirby cucumbers, about 3 inches long

1. Combine the vinegar, water, and pickling salt in a saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil.

2. Add the garlic and dill weed and boil for 1 minute.

3. Pack the cucumbers into a clean glass jar, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Pour the boiling mixture over the cucumbers, making sure to include the garlic and dill weed. Screw on the lid and let cool to room temperature. Store in the refrigerator for at least 2 weeks before serving.

How to make bread and butter pickles

Assuming you want a recipe for bread and butter pickles:

Bread and butter pickles are a type of sweet pickle. They are made by slicing cucumbers thinly and adding them to a mixture of vinegar, sugar, salt, and spices. The cucumbers soak in the mixture for several hours or days before being eaten.

Conclusion

So there you have it – four different ways to make hot pickles. All of them are delicious and will add a bit of spice to your life. Be sure to try out each of these recipes and let us know which one is your favorite!

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