Pickled Banana Peppers
Drain;rinse well. In a large saucepan combine the 3 cups water, the vinegar, basil, and oregano. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes. Meanwhile pack banana peppers in hot clean half-pint jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Add one clove of garlic to each jar. Pour the hot vinegar mixture over peppers, stirring the mixture to keep the herbs evenly distributed. Leave 1/2 inch headspace in each jar.
Prepare the lids according to manufacturer's directions. Wipe jar rims.
Makes 5 or 6 pints.