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Bread & Butter Pickles

Bread & Butter Pickles

Turn those cucumbers from your garden into Bread & Butter Pickles. These are sometimes called Sweet & Sour Pickles.

  • 15 cups sliced pickling cucumbers
  • 3 onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup canning salt
  • 5 cups ice cubes
  • 2-1/2 cups cider vinegar
  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 T. mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. celery seeds

Preparation -
Mix the sliced cucumbers, onions and salt together in a large bowl. Cover with the ice cubes. Cover and let stand for 3 to 4 hours. Pour the cumcumber mixture into a large colander to drain thoroughly. In a large pot, combine the vinegar, sugar, turmeric, mustard seeds, and celery seeds. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring frequently. Add the cucumbers, and heat just until the mixture barely comes to a boil, then remove from heat. Pack the cucumbers and onions into sterilized pint jars. Add the hot liquid to within a 1/2" to 3/4" below the top of the jar rim. Run a thin wooden or non-metallic spatula down through the ingredients to release any trapped air bubbles. Wipe the jar rims with a clean, damp cloth to remove all traces of food on the rims. Place a cap on each jar, then screw on the lid bands. Process in a boiling water bath canner for 10 minutes..


Pickles and Relishes: From Apples to Zucchinis, 150 recipes for preserving the harvest
Make pickles and relishes as tasty as Grandmother used to make — in much less the time, with far less salt, and with no chemical additives. The recipes in this cookbook include freezer pickles that take less than a half hour to prepare, refrigerator pickles that require no canning, salt-free pickles for dieters, plus variations on many old favorites. It has tips to guarantee crisp pickles without alum and illustrated step-by-step pickling methods.


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