CUCUMBER VINEGAR

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 2 C boiling white vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp peppercorns

Directions

  • Wash cucumbers.
  • Thinly slice without paring into wide-mouth quart jar to nearly fill.
  • Pour on sufficient boiling vinegar to cover.
  • Add salt and peppercorns.
  • Cover and gently shake to distribute seasonings.
  • Let stand one month or longer.
  • Strain.
  • Allow to settle and pour clear liquid into sterilized bottles.
  • Cover.

Notes

From Jean Lesem’s The Pleasures of Preserving and Pickling (Alfred A. Knopf).

Author Credit: Jean Lesem

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