Thursday, September 3, 2015

APPLE PICKLES......... Apples.....sweet, tart and so versatile.....Apple bet!

Apple season is upon us,  the long hot summer we have has helped the apple crop to shine....  the apples are amazing. Thank you to my friends Tina and Geoff for sharing their apples with me so that I can share this post. I came across a recipe for these Apple Pickles, they are crispy, a bit sweet and a bit sour......reminds me of an apple pie in pickle form. Great as a snack, in a peanut butter sandwich or served with some perogies or a simple cheese soufflé. Make up a jar for your family and friends.
Happy September.

The ingredients you will need.
 Apples are sliced and layered in a jar.
 The brine is ready for the apples.

Yum, can't wait to sample these.
Apple Pickles ready for family and friends!
2-3 medium crisp apples
1 cup apple cider vinegar
1 cup water
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
      Fill a 1-liter mason jar with apple slices.
   Combine cider vinegar with water, sugar, cinnamon, salt and ginger
 in a medium saucepan over high.
Stir until sugar dissolves and mixture is hot.
 Pour over apple slices, close lid and refrigerate overnight.
 Keep up to two weeks.
“If you're really listening,
if you're awake to the poignant beauty of the world,
your heart breaks regularly.
In fact, your heart is made to break;
its purpose is to burst open again and again
so that it can hold evermore wonders.”
~Andrew Harvey

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