This all-purpose brine is ideal for pickling peaches, strawberries, and melons. The fruit is ready to serve after 1 hour in the brine, but tastes best after 8 to 12 hours.Goes with: Pickled Strawberries, Pickled Melon, Pickled Peaches
Bring all ingredients and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Remove from heat. Cool completely (about 1 hour), stirring occasionally.