Steff's Blue Ribbon Pickles

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger

By
@steflink

I found this recipe in a 1970's era "Spices of the World" cookbook and amended it throughout the years, cutting out alot of the sugar.
Since then, I've entered them in contests and always walk away with a ribbon.


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Ingredients

12
cucumbers
3
onions
1
green pepper
1
red pepper
1/2 c
kosher salt
3 qt
ice water
4 1/2 c
sugar
4 c
vinegar
2 Tbsp
mustard seed
2 tsp
celery seed
1 tsp
ground turmeric
1/2 tsp
ground cloves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slice onions, cucumbers, red pepper and green pepper. Stir kosher salt into water, add ice cubes and soak vegetables in the ice-cold brine for at least three hours.
2
Drain vegetables.
3
Pack in canning jars.
4
Combine remaining ingredients in saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil for five minutes. Poor over canned vegetables. Process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtag: #pickles