This recipe for Bread & Butter Sandwich Pickles, by Peggy Sikes, is from The Sikes Family Cookbook Project,
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4 quarts cucumber (sliced thin) 6 medium onions (sliced thin) 3 bell peppers (sliced thin) 4 carrots (sliced thin) 3 cups white vinegar 1/3 cup salt 6 cups sugar 1/2 tsp celery seed 1/2 T Turmeric
Slice cucumbers, onions, green peppers and carrots. Cover with ice water which 1/3 cup of salt has been added. Soak for 3 hours. Drain well. Boil for one minute white vinegar, sugar, celery seed and Turmeric. Add cucumber, onion, green pepper and carrots. Mix well. Bring to a boil. Put in hot jars and seal.
Bid's family always had these delicious pickles on hand. They loved to put them on a ham and swiss cheese sandwich with plenty of Blue Plate Mayonnaise with a glass of sweet tea. We continue this tradition today! If I am not in the mood to cook, this sandwich always makes my hubby happy!
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