I have not tried this recipe as yet but wanted to let previous rater to check drugstore pharmacy for clove oil. That is where I get mine, Walmart.
I had some beets from our organic farmers market we have on the beach every week. I scaled the recipe to 3 servings because I only bought enought to try a recipe. This recipe reminds me the way ...
I like this recipe even though I only used 2 cups of sugar (thats all I had) and substituted 5 whole cloves because I coudn't find clove oil. Next time I'll try more cloves...unless I find that ...
Great recipe but why am I saving 2 1/2 cups of the water from the beets? What do I do with it after I save it?
Beth, you use the reserved beet water in the brine solution. The recipe doesn't say that, but if you check other recipes you'll find that they usually use the beet water.
I did not have lemon juice or clove oil. I used a mixed spice. They turned out great I cant stop eatting them. I will make again but will use the other Ingredients. I did not have mason jars so ...
I've made pickled beets a couple ways. Last year, I combined this recipe with another.
Super easy and tastes amazing. I didn't have pickling salt but I had pickling spice so I added that and they are delicious!!