Preserving whole peppers

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by hans57, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. hans57

    hans57 New Egg

    Oct 7, 2012
    Hey all,

    I have an abundance of hot peppers (200 plants all varieties). I would like to preserve these whole in ornamental jars for decoration, although if pickled would be good to eat!! I have done a bit of research and can't find a recipe for whole peppers. Anybody have any experience with this? Thanks!!
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

    Aug 20, 2010
    Some recommend that you peel them first as in here:
    And others just say to put a small slit in each one if leaving whole, which makes good sense. There's a simpler recipe here:,1636,152172-228199,00.html

    It's just basically a vinegar, water, and salt solution you use, and a water bath canner. I can see no reason why large ones would have to be cut up if you slit them enough for the solution to get inside the pepper.
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2012

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