sonny's bread and butter pickles

Categories
Pickles
Can/preserv
Yield
1 batch
MeasureIngredient
6 pounds Cukes
1½ cup Sliced onions
2 larges Garlic cloves
⅓ cup Salt
Trays of ice cubes OR crushed ice
4½ cup Sugar
1½ teaspoon Turmeric
1½ teaspoon Celery seed
2 tablespoons Mustard seed
3 cups White vinegar

Wash cukes thoroughly; drain. Cut unpeeled cukes into ¼ inch slices. In a large bowl, combine the cuke slices, onions, garlic and salt and let stand for 3 hours. Drain off the liquid and remove the garlic.

Combine the sugar, spices and vinegar and heat just to a boil. Add the cukes and onion slices; simmer together 10 minutes. Pack looseley in clean, hot pint jars, leaving ½ in. of headroom; remove air bubbles. Adjust lids; process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

Sonny Martin's recipe typed by Charlotte Welch 11/94 family recipes Submitted By CHARLOTTE WELCH On 05-09-95

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