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jalapeno peppers

       I'm new to this site, so bear with me. I read
       where someone was looking for a recipe for jalapeno peppers. This one got me a very pretty
       Blue Ribbon at the county fair. Hope someone
       can use it.

       Clean Jalapeno Peppers
       2 Med. Onions, peeled and quartered
       Carrots, peeled and cut in 3/8 pieces
       Bay Leaves
       Garlic Cloves
       Olive Oil
       5/8 cup of Salt
       1 Quart of Vinegar
       1 Quart of Water
       Pack Clean pint jars with peppers, 1 bay leaf, 1
       clove of garlic, peppers, onions, carrots, and 1
       tablespoon of olive oil. Add a pinch of oregano
       to each jar as well. Bring vinegar, salt, and water to a boil, let cool to about 175 degrees.
       Pour brine over peppers, slightly cool and seal
       jars. There is enough brine for 8 pints. Eat in
       4-6 weeks, or when peppers turn an olive green.
       It's easy and they turn out great. For mild
       jalapenos, just clean out the seeds and follow
       the same recipe. Hope you enjoy this.

       Debbie Mattix