These taste good, not really a sweet pickle, but tasty!
This is hubby's favorite pickle...
24medium cucumbers, peeled & quarterd
1 tspsalt per quart of water used
Add'lwater & vinegar to make a weak solution
1-1/2 ptwhite vinegar
1-1/2 ptgranulated sugar
1/4 tspcrushed hot pepper flakes
1/4 tsppowdered alum per jar
2thinly sliced onions
How to Make POLISH PICKLES
- Peel 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.
- Return pickles to washed kettle. Make a weak vinegar solution and pour over pickles. Heat until hot but DO NOT BOIL.
- Pack 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.
- Add 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.