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Mustard Pickles

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Mustard Pickles is a tasty and addictive pickle which brings together a lovely combination of flavors and texture. You will definitely love this Mustard Pickles recipe! Trust me!
  Cauliflower head 1 Large, rinsed and separated in florets
  White pickling onions 1 Quart, peeled
  Small cucumber/Gherkin 1 Quart, scrubbed
  Small green tomatoes 1 Quart, washed and blossom ends removed
  Green peppers 2 Large, cleaned and chopped
  Sweet red peppers 2 Large, cleaned and chopped
  Cider vinegar 2 Quart
  Prepared mustard 6 Tablespoon
  Packed light brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Ground turmeric 2 Tablespoon
  Brine 3 Quart

Prepare the vegetables and combine in a large bowl.
Cover with a salt solution made by dissolving 1/2 cup salt in 3 quarts cold water.
Cover and set aside 24 hours.
Drain the salt solution from vegetables through a colander into a saucepan.
Bring solution to boiling and immediately pour over vegetables in the colander.
Set aside to drain.
Meanwhile, in a large heavy saucepan, combine the vinegar, mustard, and a mixture of the brown sugar, flour, and turmeric; blend thoroughly.
Cook and stir with a wooden spoon over medium heat until thickened and smooth.
Add the drained vegetables and cook gently until they are tender but not soft.
Stir frequently to prevent scorching.
(Mixture is quite thick.) Working quickly, pack pickles into hot sterilized jars to with 1/2 inch of top.

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Side Dish

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