POLISH PICKLES

Jan W

By
@Neeniejan

I've made these for years, recipe was handed down through my family.

These taste good, not really a sweet pickle, but tasty!

This is hubby's favorite pickle...

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
about 6 pints
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
12 Hr

Ingredients

24
medium cucumbers, peeled & quarterd
water
1 tsp
salt per quart of water used
Add'l
water & vinegar to make a weak solution
1-1/2 pt
white vinegar
1-1/2 pt
granulated sugar
1/4 tsp
crushed hot pepper flakes
1/2 tsp
turmeric
1/4 tsp
powdered alum per jar
2
thinly sliced onions

Step-By-Step

1Peel and quarter cucumbers. Place in large stainless steel kettle and add water and salt (as directed above). Cover and stand overnight. Drain and rinse well.
2Return pickles to washed kettle. Make a weak vinegar solution and pour over pickles. Heat until hot but DO NOT BOIL.
3Pack pickles in hot sterile jars. Mix the 1-1/2 pint vinegar,sugar, hot pepper flakes and turmeric to make a syrup; Boil syrup 3 minutes, then pour over pickles in jars.
4Add 1/4 tsp. alum and 1 slice onion on top of pickles in each jar. Put on lids & rings, seal tight. Set on rack or towel, jars will seal themselves. Store in cool place.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #pickles, #condiment