Giardiniera is a mixture of vegetables, (peppers, celery, olives and
special seasonings. Great on All sandwiches, soups, salads, chili
and more. You can buy it already made in hot or mild varieties at
your local supermarket
"This basic recipe can be used for pickling chiles either alone or
with a combination of other vegetables. Choose the mixture of
vegetables desired, the amount and type of chiles, and arrange them
attractively in a jar before covering with the pickling solution."
Fresh chiles of choice
1/2 Part water
1/2 Part vinegar
1 t Non-idodized salt per pint of liquid
Cauliflower, in flowerets
Broccoli, in flowerets
Carrots, cut in coins or use baby carrots
Garlic cloves, whole
Wash the chiles and with a toothpick poke several holes near the
stem before packing in the jars.
Combine the water, vinegar, and salt in a pan and boil for a minute.
Pour the hot mixture over the vegetables leaving 1/4 inch head space
Allow the chiles and vegetables to pickle for 2 to 3 weeks before