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This recipe for BREAD AND BUTTER PICKLES, by Kathleen Bates, is from Sperry Christian ,
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5 medium Cucumbers 3 medium Onions 1/4 C. Salt 1/2 tsp. Celery Seed 1 C. Water 1/2 tsp. Sugar 1/2 tsp. Ginger 1/4 tsp. Turmeric
Wash cucumbers. Cut in thin slices. Peel and slice onions. Combine onions and cucumbers. Add salt. Let stand 2 hours. Drain. Heat vinegar, celery seed, mustard seed, sugar, ginger and turmeric to boiling. Add cucumbers and onions. Boil slowly until tender. Pack while hot in freshly sterilized jars.
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