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Okra Pickle

3 ½ pounds small okra pods
1 garlic clove
3 small hot peppers, if desired for each jar
2 cups white vinegar
4 cups water
2 tsp dill seed
1/3 cup salt

Wash okra, and pack firmly in hot sterilized jars. In each jar put a clove of garlic and hot peppers, if you wish. Make a brine solution with the vinegar, water, dill seed and salt. Boil. Pour boiling brine over okra, living a ¼ inch headspace at top. Seal. Process for 10 minutes in a boiling-water bath. Let ripen several weeks before using.

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