Print Recipe

Bread and Butter Pickles

Ingredients

  • 4 quarts cucumbers, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 2 sweet green peppers (bell peppers), cut into strips
  • 6 onions, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 3 cloves garlic, whole
  • 1/3 cup pickling salt
  • 5 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 cups vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 2 tablespoons mustard seed

Instructions

  1. Put cucumbers, green peppers, onions and garlic in a big (food safe) plastic tub. Gently mix in salt. Cover with ice (about an inch). Cover with a tea towel and let sit in a cool place overnight.
  2. The next morning, rinse and drain. Put into a large pot. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil.
  3. Ladle into hot, sterile jars leaving 1/2-inch headspace.
  4. Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes.*

*recommended processing time by the USDA.

Posted by ginnyo at Recipe Goldmine 8/22/2001 2:49 pm

Source: My mom, her mom, her mom, etc.


Recipe Goldmine

Join our Facebook group






Contact

Arizona

Always Open!

To our Visitors

Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.