Well there was a reason he failed “Pepper Picking.”
His instructor impeded his progress by failing to properly pickle those pesky peppers!
From: Dominion Home Canning Guide “The Key to Successful Canning”
Published by: The Dominion Glass Co., Limited (year of publication unknown 194x?)
General Offices: Montreal, Que.
Western Division Factory: Redcliff, Alta.
12 green peppers
12 red peppers
3 large onions
3 tablespoons pure salt
3 cups sugar
3 cups vinegar
Wipe peppers and remove seeds. Peel onions and add to peppers. Put all through food chopper. Cover with boiling water, allow to stand for 10 minutes. Drain. Cover again with hot water and bring to boiling point and let stand for 10 minutes. Drain as dry as possible. Place in preserving kettle, add sugar, salt and vinegar, bring to boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Pour into hot sterilized jars and seal.