"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Bread & Butter Pickles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Grandma
Added: Thursday, December 18, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 qts sliced medium cucumbers
6 onions, medium sized and sliced
1 cup salt


1 1/2 qts vinegar
6 cups sugar
1/2 cup mustard seed
1 tbsp celery seed
1/4 - 1/3 tsp cayenne pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Combine cucumbers, onions and salt and allow to stand 3 hours, Drain. Combine seasonings and vinegar and boil. Add cucumbers and onions. Heat to simmering and pack hot. Be careful to avoid boiling as that makes pickles soft. Pack while hot in clean jars and seal immediately.

 

 

 

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