Bread-Butter Pickles

Bread-Butter Pickles
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Bread-Butter Pickles ingredients

  • 3 16oz canning jar
  • 1 lb Cucumbers
  • Pickling lime
  • water
  • 4 c Ice
  • 2 qt water
  • 1 c Vinegar
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 c water
  • 3⁄4 lb Pearl Onions
  • 1 T pickling spice
  • 1 t Cayenne

Cooking Bread-Butter Pickles

1. Sterilizei jars and lids.
2. Place cucumber slices into a crock.
3. Cover with pickling lime and water.
4. Cover and chill overnight.
5. Drain, rinse well, and drain well.
6. Place into a bowl of water, separate slices, drain.
7. Repeat twice.
8. Cover with ice and cold water.
9. Chill for 3 hours, drain well.
10. Let stand for 60 minutes, to return to room temperature combine vinegar, 1 cup water, sugar, onions, and spices in a stainless saucepan, over a moderate flame.
11. Cover, bring to a boil, uncover, and boil for 8 minutes, until slightly thickened.
12. Straini well and return liquid to saucepan, over a low flame heat to a boil, remove from heat.
13. Alternately layer cucumber slices and onions into jars.
14. Pour in heated liquid to within ½-inch of top. Lightly screw on lids.
15. Process for 10 minutes in a hot water bath (20 minutes for 1 quart jars).
16. Cool and store in a cool, dry, dark place.
17. Serve slightly chilled or at room temperature.

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