bread and butter pickles
- 10 cups thinly sliced unpeeled cucumbers
- 1 green bell pepper chopped
- 1 red bell pepper chopped
- 3 large white onions thinly sliced
- 1/3 cup pickling salt(coarse salt)
- 4 trays ice cubes
- 3 cups white vinegar
- 4 cups white sugar
- 11/2 tsp each turmeric
- celery seed
- and mustard seed
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget
Combine cucumbers and peppers and onions in a large non-metalic pot and mix in salt and ice cubes. Let stand for 4 hours and then draid and discard any ice that is left.
Combine remaining ingredients in a very large pot and bring to a boil and boil until sugar is dissolved. Mix in vegetables and bring back to a boil.
Remove from heat immediately . Spoon vegies and brine into hot sterilized jars and seal. Hot water process the jars for 5 minutes. Let stand for 3 weeks before eating
Recipe makes approximately 14 wide-mouth medium sized canning jars
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