To pickle Beat-Root

Method

Set a Pot of Spring-water on the Fire, when it boils, put in your Beats, and let them boil till they are tender; then peel them with a Cloth, and lay them in a Stone-Jar, take three Quarts of Vinegar, and two of Spring-water, so do till you think you have enough to cover your Beats. Put your Vinegar and Water in a Pan, and fait to your Taste. Stir it well together, till the Salt is all melted, then pour them on the Beats, and cover it with a Bladder. Do not boil the Pickle.