Aunt Kathleen's Refrigerator Pickles

Aunt Kathleen's Refrigerator Pickles Recipe

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Alan Bartholomew


My mother grew up in a small town of about 700 in South Dakota. They all learned how to make wonderful food from scratch. This is one I got from my Aunt Kathleen.


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20 Min


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  • 7 c
    cucumbers sliced thin and unpeeled
  • 1 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    vidalia onion sliced thin
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1 tsp
    dill weed

How to Make Aunt Kathleen's Refrigerator Pickles


  1. place sliced cucumbers and onion in a bowl and turn over lightly to mix. Place in a large 2 quart jar (one with a lid that seals tight).
  2. Blend Sugar, Vinegar, Salt, Celery Seed and Dill Weed in a small bowl. Sugar will notr be completely disolved and that is okay. Pour mixture over cucumber and onion mixture in 2 quart jar, seal top and place in refrigerator. Periodically turn jar upside down to agitate mixture over cucumbers and return back to refrigerator right side up again. Ready to eat next day.

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About Aunt Kathleen's Refrigerator Pickles

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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