"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe

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This recipe for Bread and Butter Pickles, by , is from The Tuinstra Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Hester Tuinstra - Wife of Dick Tuinstra
Added: Wednesday, June 20, 2007


1 gal medium cucumbers
1 green pepper
8 small onions
1 red sweet pepper
1/2 c coarse med. salt
2 trays ice cubes

5 c vinegar
2 tbsp mustard seed
1 1/ tsp tumeric
1/2 tsp ground cloves
5 tsp celery seed

Wash and slice cukes. Add onions and peppers, cut in narrow strips or rings.
Add coarse salt.
Cover with 2 trays ice cubes, cracked.
Mix thoroughly. Let stand 3 hours. Drain.
Combine brine ingredients. Bring to boil.
Add cucumber mixture and bring to boil.
Pack in jars. Seal tightly.

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Number Of Servings:
8 pints




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