Mmmm... these perfectly spiced sweet pickled carrots are a perfect with salads, on sandwiches, or as a snack!
|3 c||apple cider vinegar|
|1 t||coarse sea salt|
|1 T||turbinado (or other natural sugar)|
|1 T||allspice (whole)|
|1 T||cloves (whole)|
|1||cinnamon stick (brocken into pieces)|
|1||orange (thinly sliced)|
Scrub the carrots, then cut then into sticks. Combine water, sugar, salt, 1 c. vinegar and all of the spices in a large pot. Bring these ingredients to a boil, then cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Pack the carrot sticks into 3 hot pint jars. Slide in orange slices where they will fit. Add the rest of the vinegar to your spice brine. Once again bring it to a boil, then immediately remove from heat. Strain the spice brine into the jars, leaving 1/8 inch at the top of each jar. Seal immediately with hot, sterilized (aka BOILED) lids. If you love pickles, you will surely love these carrots!