Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Evelyn Gibson's Bread & Butter Pickles

Growing up one of the true signs of the coming autumn was Mom putting up pickles. And not just any pickle - Bread and Butter Pickles! I remember helping, running cukes through the slicer and watching all of the prep work. All for the tastiest pickle that God ever put on this planet.

Evelyn Gibson's Bread & Butter Pickles

1 Gal. Thin Sliced Cukes
8-10 White Onions, Sliced Thin
1 Green Pepper, Sliced in Thin Strips
1 Red Pepper, Sliced in Thin Strips
1/2 Cup Salt
5 Cups Sugar
5 Cups Cider Vinegar
2 Tablespoons Mustard Seed
2 teaspoons Celery Seed
1-1/2 teaspoons Tumeric

Mix Cukes, Onion, Peppers and Salt in large container. Cover over with Ice and let stand for three hours.

Drain ice/water.
Mix remainining ingredients and pour over cuke mixture. Heat to a boil
Place in hot, sterilized canning jars. Seal at once.

Makes 8 pints.


1 comment:

the Provident Woman said...

Yummy! I'll have to try this.