Alma's Pickled Beets

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Serves: 7 pints
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3 jar(s) plain whole beets
1/2 tsp salt
3 c white vinegar
3-4 c white sugar
1/2 Tbsp whole cloves
1 tsp whole allspice

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Angela Gray Recipe
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Bristol, TN (pop. 26,702)
Member Since Jul 2011
Angela's notes for this recipe:
This is my Grandmother Elsea's recipe and is one of my favorite things to can in the Fall. The recipe is easy and the beets are just right. Enjoy
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Drain the beets in a colander.
Heat vinegar, sugar and spices to a boil. *Add sugar to your taste, but it should be syrupy and sweet**
Add the drained beets to the boiling syrup. Return to a boil and take off heat.
Immediately put into hot quart canning jars. Screw on lids and caps, process according to your canner directions or
Allow to set overnight and they are ready to eat ! These are so good and nobody will ever know that you cheated a little !

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user shirley terhaar shirlann54 - Sep 3, 2011
pickled beets i love them.My grandma made them too . She also made pickled bologne and pickled eggs too.When i was growing up lot people made these .I know in kentuckey they did.
user julie jeorge julie12 - Sep 3, 2011
thve been looking for picked green tomatoes and green onions my brother in law use to make them for me all the time never thought he would up and die on me
user Angela Gray angiemath - Sep 3, 2011
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user Christine Whisenhunt cwhisenhunt - Sep 3, 2011
Angela, this is an answer to prayer! I have been trying to find a recipe that sounded like my grandmother's pickled beets for ever! My grandfather used to keep a huge garden, so they grew everything and canned everything. Since I don't have a garden, this is perfect! I can't wait to try these!
user Angela Gray angiemath - Sep 4, 2011
They are amazing and just so darned good ! My husband loves them and even my teenage son can't resist these ! lol

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