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Chuck Braden

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SWEET BELL PEPPERS                                                                    Rao’s


1# hot red cherry peppers or 1 ½ pounds red or yellow bell peppers
6 tiny pickling onions
1 TBSP coarse salt
2 cups white wine vinegar
½ cup cold water

Wash and dry peppers.  If using cherry peppers, leave whole with stems attached.  Core and seed bell peppers, remove membranes and cut into ½ inch strips.   

Fill a 1 quart canning jar with boiling water.  Let it sit for a minute.  Drain water and immediately pack with peppers and onions ….sprinkling salt as you go.  Pour vinegar over peppers and top[ with water if needed to fill jar and cover peppers.  Seal jar and  shake well to mix.  Let sit in a cool place at least 2 weeks to marinate.