These recipes can be seen in their original form here – – – http://homestead.org/JeanetteLeadingham/Grandma’sPantry/LostRecipes.htm
Thanks to “flutterby” for sending this in –
Bread and Butter Pickles
- 4 pounds cucumbers, 4-6 inches in length
- 2 pounds (about 8-10 small) onions
- 1/3 cup pickling salt
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 tablespoons mustard seed
- 2 teaspoons turmeric
- 2 teaspoons celery seed
- 1 teaspoon peppercorns
- 3 cups vinegar
Slice cucumbers into ¼ inch slice with crinkle cutter. Thinly slice onions. Combine onions and cucumber slices in a large bowl. Layer with salt and ice cubes. Let stand until ice is melted, about 2 hours. Drain mixture and rinse well.
Combine sugar, spices, and vinegar in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, add cucumbers and onions, return to boiling. Boil 3 minutes. Ladle hot pickles into pints jars. Wipe jar clean, adjust lids and bands, and process in a hot water bath 10 minutes. Makes 7 pints.
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