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Bread and Butter pickles Recipe

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3 quarts small green or yellow cucumbers
1 quart onions
3 green peppers
3 red peppers
cup salt
6 cups white sugar
2 tsp turmeric
2 tsp mustard seed
1 tsp celery seed

Wash cucumbers but do not peel them.
Slice them in rounds, very thin.
Peel and slice onions very thin.
Wash and quarter peppers remove core and seeds.
Chop peppers fairly small.
Combine cucumbers, onion and peppers and add salt previously dissolved in sufficient water to cover vegetables.
Leave for 12 hours, drain add rest of the ingredients, including sufficient vinegar to barley cover, and then boil for 5 minutes.
Fill hot sterilized jars and seal.




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