- 1 qt. vinegar
1/4 c. salt
1/2 c. sugar
1 1/3 c. water
Wash 100 (3"-4") pickles. Cut off ends and put in crock. Put in 1/2 pound salt and water to cover. Add couple of bay leaves, raw carrots, onion and dill. Let stand 24 hours; drain. Bring the above ingredients to a boil. Let stand 10 minutes. Pour over drained pickles. Let stand for 4 days.
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1/2 cup amaranth
Combine water, the amaranth, and a pinch of salt in a small saucepan, bring to a boil, and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cover and cook over low heat for 25 minutes or until the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Makes about 1 cups.
Variation with Mixed Tiny Grains: Mix teff, amaranth, and quinoa, the latter thoroughly rinsed, and cook as described.