posted by jaycee 07-21-100 10:46 AM
Zucchini or Summer Squash Pickles
4 pounds zucchini or yellow squash
4 small onions
1/4 cup salt
2 cups white vinegar
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 teaspoon tumeric, optional
2 teaspoons mustard seed
Wash squash and cut into thin slices. Peel and quarter onions, cut into thin slices. Cover with water and add salt. Cover and let stand 2 hours.
Drain thoroughly. Do not rinse.
Bring remaining ingredients to boil and pour over vegetables. Let stand 2 more hours.
Bring to boil and boil for 5 minutes. Pack into hot, sterilized jars and seal. Hot water bath 5 minutes. Makes 4 pints.
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