Sweet, tangy, spicy, salty, sour — pickles are bite-sized powerhouses of flavor. Since this recipe calls for a quick pickling process (no need to sanitize the jar) the rings of banana peppers stay nice and crunchy. But beware that banana peppers, like many other chile varieties, run the gamut from mild to hot. Its a good idea to taste one before you start cooking and adjust the amount of sugar in your brine accordingly.
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