A long time staple in our family, I remember my mother making this often during the hottest days in Texas typically the month of August. I recently, however, served this along with some chili and cornbread and it was a nice compliment.
- Mix sugar, water, white pepper and salt in medium saucepan.
- Heat mixture over medium-high heat to boiling and boil until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Stir in vinegar.
- Pour mixture over vegetables, cover and refrigerate for several hours before serving.