Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Bread and Butter Pickles

This recipe is from my Aunt Shirley. It is very easy to make and they taste great. I have been making them for many years.

Bread and Butter Pickles
Shirley Blair

1 gallon (plus a few more) sliced cucumbers
 2 cups sliced onions
1 t. turmeric
1/2 t. celery seed
1/2 cup canning salt
4 cup sugar
2 T. mustard seed
3/4 qt. white vinegar

Wash cucumbers; do not peel.  Slice cucumbers with onions; mix with salt.  Place weighted plate on them and let stand at least 3 hours.  Drain off juice and pour sugar, mustard, celery seed and turmeric and vinegar over.  Place on low heat and bring to a slow boil.  Put in jars and seal.  Beth does hot water bath for 15 minutes.
Makes 6 qts.

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