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    • pfpf
    • By pfpf 10th Sep 17, 8:25 PM
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    Homemade Pickled Eggs - Jars
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    • 10th Sep 17, 8:25 PM
    Homemade Pickled Eggs - Jars 10th Sep 17 at 8:25 PM
    hello.
    must be the oddest thread title I ever posted

    me and my OH have been talking the talk about "homemade" for ages, now we're giving it a go.
    We're starting simple with Limoncello and picked eggs. (separate, not a weird all in one concoction).
    I've ordered/bought a few bits but tbh I have no idea what size jars to buy for the picked eggs. I'd like jars that hold 5 or 6. I tested with a used picked onion jar but it only held 3 eggs.

    a jar that is nice and full with 5 or 6 would be great.

    any advice and maybe links of recommendations?

    thank you.
    pfpf, the avatar previously seen as "the Monkey".
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    • theoretica
    • By theoretica 10th Sep 17, 11:28 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 11:28 PM
    Try a gerkin jar. Probably big enough and should have a vinegar proof lid.
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    • frugalmacdugal
    • By frugalmacdugal 11th Sep 17, 4:57 AM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 4:57 AM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 4:57 AM
    Hi,

    if buying pickling vinegar anyway, that size jar will do,



    whatever vinegar left over can be saved in smaller jar for next time.

    If using that jar, be careful taking eggs out, as narrow neck and eggs can break thus messing up the vinegar.

    Don't rush into trying the eggs, leave for three months at least, and ideally, make a batch every couple of weeks to build up a stock, date your jars, and don't be put off by the colour they turn, the darker the better.

    Why not try your local chippy, they use the fat jars, probably just dump the empty jars.



    These eggs look anaemic.
    Y'all take care now.
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