They are easy to make, except for slicing the carrots, another reason to cut them in rounds, and stay crisp not soggy. They make a colorful addition to a relish tray or on a plate with a meal.
Prep 20 minutes Cook 15 minutes Marinate 8 hours
1 ½ cups cider vinegar
1 ½ cups water
1 cup sugar
2 pounds carrots, scraped and cut into strips
2 tablespoons dill seeds
3 to 4 cloves garlic
•Combine first 3 ingredients in a large pan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
•Add carrots, dill seeds, and garlic; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat; cool. Cover and chill 8 hours.
•To serve, pour mixture through a large mesh strainer, discarding liquid. Discard garlic if desired. Given in decorative jars or bottles they make a nice hostess gift.