An American in Warsaw offers his experiences and musings on Poland: it's people, places, and culture.
Sunday, June 5, 2011
Recipe: Spicy Pickles (Ostre Ogorki Konserwowe)
While eating lunch at work, I noticed a coworker had sliced spicy pickles. He offered me a taste, and I found them quite pleasing, and duly asked him for his recipe. Later, he sent me the recipe his mother uses (who made the pickles), and now I pass it off to you. Enjoy.
2.5 kgof cucumbers
0.5 kgof sugar
1 cup ofwater
1 cup ofvinegar
2tablespoonshot pepper (cayenne) powder
1)Cut thecucumbersand coverwith salt. Let standuntil water leeches out of the cucumbers.Pour offwater. 2) Boil all remaining ingredients. 3)Cutcucumbers,putinto a jar(s), pour inmarinade mixture,andleaveovernight. 4)The next day, screw on the caps to the jars and boil to seal (canning process.)
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