While everyone else is tightening their belts, you’ve good reason to loosen yours: summer’s delicious bounty, classes at Canning Across America (through Sunday), and this no-sweat recipe from Boat Street Cafe pickling pro Renee Erickson.
Pickled Baby Carrots
Makes one large jar
4 bunches (about 25) baby carrots
4 c. vinegar
1 c. sugar
½ tsp. salt
3 tbsp. whole Sri Lankan curry
6 cloves garlic
3 fresh bay leaves
1. Peel and trim carrots leaving ¾ inch of the stems.
2. Combine all ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil.
3. Boil for 5 minutes then remove from heat. Carrots should remain crispy.
4. Refrigerate to cool.
5. Flavor is best after several days.
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Try Erickson’s other trademark pickled treats or pick up a jar at Boat Street Cafe & Kitchen, 3131 Western Avenue, suite 301 (206-632-4602 or boatstreetcafe.com). For more information about Canning Across America, go to canningacrossamerica.com.
Photo credit: Kat Kinsman