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Pickled Mushrooms

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Ingredients
  Button mushrooms 2 Pound, trimmed and washed
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Pickling salt/Kosher salt 2 Tablespoon
  Apple cider/White vinegar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 2 Large, thinly sliced
  Bay leaves 4
  Whole cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 1 Teaspoon (Black / Green Variety)
  Dried red chili peppers/1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 4 Small
Directions

1. In a large stainless steel or enameled saucepan, combine the mushrooms, water, and salt. Bring to a boil over moderately high heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Rinse several times, then drain well. In the same saucepan, bring the vinegar and oil to a boil. Add the mushrooms, lower the heat, and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
2. While the mushrooms are simmering, sterilize 4 half-pint canning jars. Using a slotted spoon, pack in the mushrooms, reserving the vinegar mixture. Divide the remaining ingredients among the jars. Spoon in enough of the vinegar mixture to cover the mushrooms completely, leaving a 1-inch head space. Gently run a knife around the inside of each jar to release any bubbles; wipe the rims well and seal.
3. Process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes. Let cool thoroughly, then check the seals. Store in a cool, dark, dry place for at least 2 weeks before opening; they will keep for up to to 6 months.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Storage: 
Preserving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Mushroom
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes

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