Winter Mixture

Preparation info
  • Approximately

    4 quarts

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Home Canning and Preserving

By Janet Cooper

Published 2014

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Prepare 5 quarts of cut vegetables (use only one type if desired, but a mixture is better). Choose from:


  • cucumber
  • celery
  • cabbage
  • cauliflower
  • hot peppers
  • red


  1. Cut the chosen vegetables into bite-sized pieces trying to get them all about the same size. Make a brine by dissolving the salt in the water. Add the vegetables, cover, and soak overnight, weighted down.
  2. Combine the syrup ingredients and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and let steep overnight.
  3. On day 2, reheat the syrup and add