For anyone who likes homemade pickled beets but doesn't want to harvest them from the garden, here is the recipe for you.
2 cups sugar
2 cups vinegar
2 cups beet juice
1 teaspoon whole pickling spice
4 cans (16 oz) sliced beets, drained
Place sugar, vinegar, beet juice and pickling spice in a large saucepan and boil for 2 minutes. Strain to remove pickling spice. Place sliced beets in saucepan with pickling juice and boil 2 minutes. Fill sterilized canning jars 1/2 - 1 inch from rim and cover with sterilized lids and rims. Tighten rims. Cool away from draft and cover jars with towel. Makes 4 pint jars or 2 quarts.
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