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My Crispy Bread and Butter Pickles

6 lbs thinly sliced, unpeeled, unwaxed cucumbers (about 40 pickle sized Kirby cukes, will make about 4 quarts. The thinner they’re sliced, the more you will pack into each quart. Large English cucumbers will work too if Kirbys aren’t in season.) 3 thinly sliced large white onions (1-1/2 to 2 cups) 7 large garlic […]

Pickled Vegetables

 

This is Linda Campbell Melton’s post from Facebook. Looks good to me!

Fresh Cucumber Salad…stays in the frig up to 2 months!

7-cups unpeeled pickling cucumbers sliced thin (about 7 large dills) 1-cup sliced onions 1-cup sliced green peppers … 1-tbsp salt 1-cup white vinegar 2-cups sugar 1-tsp celery seed 1-tsp mustard seed

We […]

Pickles Again!

I made a small batch of pickles again today – only six jars. We ran out of our sliced pickles months ago and I miss them. Today I made all sliced pickles for sandwiches (the photo above is from a previous batch of spears.)

The last jar I saw of Vlassic […]

Recipe – Israeli Pickled Cabbage

2 heads red or green cabbage, cut into large chunks (red is very pretty.) 6 carrots, peeled and sliced 3 or 4 large heads of garlic, outer paper removed, cut in half along equator to expose garlic 2 large celery hearts, with leaves, sliced into 1″ pieces 2 jalopeno peppers, cut into large slices […]

Pickle Production

The day before yesterday, I made my first batch of pickles from my brother Bob’s recipe that I posted a few days ago. I thought I’d chronicle the ups and downs of pickle production, complete with my mistakes for your learning.

I’ve never canned anything, so I relied heavily on advice from […]