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1 cup cider vinegar

1/4 cup water

4 tsp liquid honey

2 tsp pickling spice

1/2 tsp pickling salt

2 cloves garlic, halved

1/2 lb hot peppers, seeded and thinly sliced

Combine vinegar, water, honey, spice and salt in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes. Into hot sterilized jars, place one-half clove garlic into each of 2 half-pint jars. Divide peppers between jars. Top with other half clove of garlic. Return pickling liquid to a boil and pour over peppers to within 1/2 " headspace. Remove air bubbles. Readjust head space. Process for 10 minutes for half pints and 15 minutes for pints.

Recipe may be doubled. The above makes 2 half pint jars.