Bread and Butter Pickles

Have you forgotten why we soak overnight? If so, revisit the recipe for Sweet Chunky Pickles from the same box for a discussion of pickle science.

From a box sold in Canby, Oregon.

Bread and Butter Pickles

25 small cucumbers
8 onions

Slice + soak overnight in cold water. Then…

Bring to a boil:

  • 1 qt. vinegar
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 2 tsp. celery seed
  • 2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 tsp. mustard (dry)
  • 1/2 c. salt

Pour mixture over cucumbers. Let stand 1 hr. Boil 3 minutes. Put in hot jars.

Yesterdish reminder: Use modern canning methods. We’re really just getting to know each other, I can’t bear to lose you now.

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