Bread and Butter Pickles

posted by Cissy 07-23-99 3:08 PM

Bread and Butter Pickles

3 Marketmore (or your favorite) cucumbers, scrubbed and sliced thinly
2 cloves garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
1/2 sweet onion, peeled and sliced thinly (optional)
1 cup white vinegar
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon Kosher salt

Pack sliced cucumbers, garlic and optional onion in clean glass quart jar.

Combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a rolling boil. Pour boiling mixture over cucumber mixture and cover jar.

Refrigerate at least 24 hours before serving.

Note: Pickles will last in refrigerator up to six months.

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