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Recipe: Ghost pepper pickle chips

This is a perfect snack for spicy food lovers! Make your own ghost pepper pickles at home thanks to Ladder 19 restaurant. 

What you'll need:

• 7 Kirby Cucumbers (sliced into chips)
• 2 qt Filtered or distilled water
• 4oz Salt
• 1qt Apple Cider Vinegar
• ½ oz dill seed
• ¼ oz Bay leaves
• ¼ oz Black Peppercorns (whole)
• ¼ oz Coriander Seeds (whole)
• 5-10 cloves of garlic
• 2oz Fresh Dill
• 3-4 Ghost Peppers (Available at Jungle Jim's)
• ¼ oz Crushed Red Pepper (optional)

• Combine water, salt, and vinegar in saucepan and bring to a boil to create brine.
• Once the brine is boiling and the salt is dissolved add ½ spices and immediately pour over cut cucumbers.
• Scatter remaining spices over the surface of the brine.  Add dill & Ghost Peppers and push down to mix throughout the brine.
• Cover partially and let cool at room temp for about an hour.
• Refrigerate with a tightly sealed lid and store for up to 3 months.

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