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side essentials: awesome bread & butter pickles

Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

This is my absolute favorite way to make bread & butter pickles. They are easy to make, and have a deep rich sweet/sour taste that will have you coming back for more. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

yield serving(s)
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For side essentials: awesome bread & butter pickles

  • 1 lb
    cucumbers, pickling variety
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt, kosher variety
  • 1/2 md
    yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 c
    coconut sugar, light variety
  • 1 c
    vinegar, white variety
  • 1/2 c
    apple-cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp
    celery seeds
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp
    black peppercorns

How To Make side essentials: awesome bread & butter pickles

  • 1
  • 2
    Gather your Ingredients (mise en place).
  • 3
    Thickly slice the cucumbers, add to a bowl, and toss with the salt.
  • 4
    Cover and add the pickles to the fridge for 1 hour.
  • 5
    Remove from the fridge, and rinse with water.
  • 6
    Add the cucumbers to a bowl, and toss with the thinly-sliced onions.
  • 7
    Place them into one large container, or two regular mason jars.
  • 8
    Take the remainder of the ingredients, place them into a small saucepan, and bring up to a simmer.
  • 9
    Allow the brine to cool for 30 minutes, then pour it over the pickles.
  • 10
    Seal the jars, and place in the fridge for 24 - 48 hours before serving.
  • 11
    Chef’s Note: The pickles should last 3 – 4 weeks; however, I do not believe they will last that long.
  • 12
  • So Yummy
    Use in any situation where you need some great-tasting bread-and-butter pickles. Enjoy.
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