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Our water is very hard. Can I use it for pickling?


Water used for pickling should be moderately soft. If it is very hard, boil it and allow the minerals to settle. Then strain it through several layers of cheese cloth.
 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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