Sunday, February 14, 2010

Mekhalel - Pickles

Boil in water until tender; peel, cool, quarter and set aside:

1 large beet
Drop into boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes:

4 small turnips or 3 medium-size turnips, quartered
Remove turnips and peel them. They will have a silky texture. Place in hot sterilized 1-pint wide-mouth jar, packing between each turnip:

1 cooked beet quarter
2 to 3 slivers of garlic clove
2 to 3 sprigs young celery leaves
Combine and bring to boil:

1/2 cup each white vinegar and water
1 Tbs. coarse salt

Fill jar with vinegar mixture, seal and store in warm place 10 days. Makes 1 pint.

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