Traditional Bread & Butter Pickles

3
Donna Young

By
@DivineMsD

Another favorite my grandmother made I could not resist modifying from two Ball recipes in their canning book bringing the best of two recipe's spices into one pickle.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6 pints
Prep:
3 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • 10 c
    washed, sliced trimmed pickling cucumbers (1/4" thick slices)
  • 1
    extra large onion (sliced thinly)
  • 3/4 c
    pickling or canning salt (kosher salt can be used)
  • 5 c
    white or cider vinegar (5% min)
  • 3 c
    raw brown (cane) sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    mustard seeds
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    celery seeds
  • 3 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    ground turmeric

How to Make Traditional Bread & Butter Pickles

Step-by-Step

  1. In a glass or stainless steel bowl, combine cucumbers, onions and salt. Mix well, cover with cold water and let stand at room temperature for two hours. Transfer to a colander placed over a sink, rinse with cool running water and drain thoroughly.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare canner, jars and lids.
  3. In a large stainless steel saucepan, combine vinegar, sugar, mustard seeds, celery seeds, ginger and turmeric. Bring to a boil over med-high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Stir in vegetables and return to a boil to vegetables are somewhat soft cooked throughout.
  4. Pack vegetables into hot jars to within a generous 1/2" of top of jar. Ladle hot pickling liquid into jars to cover vegetables, leaving 1/2" headspace. Remove air bubbles and adjust headspace if necessary by adding pickling liquid. Wipe rims. Center lid on jar. Screw band down until resistance is met, then increase to fingertip-tight.
  5. Place jars in canner, ensuring they are completely covered with water. Bring to a boil and process for 10 minutes. Turn off and remove canner lid. Wait 5 minutes, then remove jars, cool and store.

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About Traditional Bread & Butter Pickles

Course/Dish: Breads, Other Sauces
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #butter, #sugar, #pickles




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