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This recipe for Bread and Butter Pickles, by Jean Goin Gordon, is from Goin Cookin',
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1 gal. or 4 quarts of cucumbers (sliced) 8 med. onions (diced) 2 large green peppers (diced) 1/ 2 c. salt 5 c. vinegar 5 c. sugar 1 T mustard seed 1 t. turmeric 1 t.whole cloves
Dissolve salt in cold water. Pour over cucumbers, onions and green peppers. Cover with ice and let stand in refrigerator for 3-24 hours. Drain well. Combine sugar, vinegar and spices in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add cucumber mixture, let come to boiling point, but do not boil. Pour into sterilized jars.
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