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Bread and Butter Pickles


5 med. cucumbers

3 med. onions

1/4 cup salt

1 cup vinegar

1/2 Tsp. celery seed

1 cup water

1/2 Tsp. mustard seed

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 Tsp. ginger

1/4 Tsp. turmeric


Wash cucumbers and slice to desired thickness.

Peel and thinly slice the onion.

In a large bowl, mix cucumbers, onions and the salt.

Let stand 2 hrs.

Add the vinegar, celery seed, water, mustard seed, sugar, ginger, and turmeric in a large pan and bring to a boil.

Add the cucumbers and onions.

Return to a boil and boil slowly until tender.

Pack in sterileized jars and seal.