Pickled Pigs Feet
Free Pickle Recipe - Pickled Pigs Feet
"From: Sausage and Smoked Meat
Formulation and Processing", 1982. Bulletin 865, Cooperative
Extension Service, The University of Georgia, Athens. By A. Estes
Reynolds, Jr. and George A. Schuler, Extension Food Scientists.
PICKLED PIGS FEET
2 quarts vinegar
1 small red pepper
2 tablespoons grated horseradish
1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
1 teaspoon whole allspice
1 bay leaf
Scald, scrape, and clean feet thoroughly. Sprinkle lightly with salt
and let stand for 4 to 8 hours in the refrigerator. Wash the feet
well in clean water. Place them in hot water and cook until tender
but not until meat can be removed from bones.
Mix remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil.
Pack feet into hot jars, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Fill jars 1/2-
inch from top with the boiling vinegar solution. Remove air bubbles.
Wipe jar rims. Adjust lids and process.
Process in a Dial Gauge Pressure Canner at 11 pounds pressure or in
a Weighted Gauge Pressure Canner at 10 pounds pressure:
Pints or Quarts...... ......... ......... .......... 75 minutes
CAUTION: If you are processing at an altitude over 1000 feet, be
sure to follow altitude adjustments for your style pressure canner.