Steff's Blue Ribbon Pickles

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Steff's Blue Ribbon Pickles

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.

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About Steff's Blue Ribbon Pickles

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



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