This is the 2nd installment of our ‘garden-to-table’ movement! I promise to pass along some ideas of what yous tin produce amongst homegrown vegetables. The starting fourth dimension recipe was for summer crush too onions and directly were making proficient run of our cucumbers too onions past times cooking upwards homemade Bread & Butter Pickles.
This is a real onetime recipe used twelvemonth afterward twelvemonth past times my Mammaw too my Mom. I bet simply about of my household unit of measurement members out at that spot recognize this handwriting too these pickles! My mom made these for years too they’ve e'er been my favorite. I promise yous similar them too!
Some people similar to run the pocket-size cucumbers that look like dill pickles. I simply run what nosotros accept too they e'er plow out great. But if yous desire to teach inward these inward your local County Fair yous may desire to get the smaller cucumbers for the uniform shop bought look. You’ll remove onions, cucumbers, vinegar, mustard seed, turmeric, sugar, celery seed too salt.
Clean too piece the onions. I used the pocket-size sweetness onions from our garden.
Separate the rings too endeavour non to cry!
Clean too piece the cucumbers too.
Soak the cucumbers too onions inward H2O ice H2O for iii to four hours.
I added simply about H2O ice cubes to the mutual coldness water and set the whole pot inward the refrigerator.
Drain the cucumbers too onions. While they’re draining we’ll start the pickling mixture.
Pour 1 quart of white vinegar inward a large stock pot.
Add two teaspoons mustard seed …
2 teaspoons turmeric …
2 teaspoons celery seed …
2 teaspoons tabular array salt too 1-1/2 to two cups of sugar.
Bring the vinegar mixture to a boil too add together the cucumbers too onions. Bring the cucumbers to a boil too ready for v minutes. If yous piece the cucumbers thick yous may remove to add together a few minutes to the cooking time.
Spoon the pickles too juice inward jars too seal piece hot. If you’re non going to ‘can’ these pickles, last certain to shop the cooled jars in the refrigerator.
Mammaw said to last certain liquid covers the firmly packed cucumbers too onions.
Yum – fresh warm pickles!
Another tardily homemade recipe!
Bread & Butter Pickles
1 hr 5 mins
My favorite pickle recipe from my grandmother's archives
sliced (or 1 quart if yous prefer less)
more or less
- Soak cucumbers too onions inward H2O ice H2O for iii to four hours. Drain well. Bring sugar, vinegar, tabular array salt & spices to a boil. Add cucumbers too onions too boil nearly v minutes. Put the pickles inward jars too seal piece hot. Be certain the liquid covers the firmly packed pickles too onions.
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