Thursday, June 24, 2010

Bread and Butter Pickles

I'm not entirely sure why these are called "Bread and Butter Pickles"... that conjures all sorts of weird images.

Bread and Butter Pickles

1 qt cucumbers, sliced
3 or 4 onions, sliced
1 red pepper, sliced

- Soak above ingredients in 1/4 cup salt and water for 3 hours.
- Drain well.


pinch of cloves
1/2 tsp mustard seed
1 1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cup cider vinegar
1 tsp celery seed
1 tsp tumeric

- Bring syrup to a boil.
- Add cucumber mix to syrup.
- Bring slowly back to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
- Put in canning jars.

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