SASKATCHEWAN - Many consumers are responding to recent food inflation by preserving their own food, according to a recent Western Producer story featured on SASKTODAY.
We are featuring some preserve recipes, that just might get added to your repertoire.
Bread & Butter Pickles
1 gallon cucumbers sliced fine with peels (about 10 - large cucumbers per batch)
8 small onions sliced
½ cup pickling salt
Mix with water and let stand over cucumbers for about 3 hours.
Drain and then add: 5 cups sugar
4 cups vinegar
2 tbsp mustard seed
2 tbsp celery seed
1 ½ tsp turmeric
½ tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ginger
2 cups boiling water
Bring to a boil and pour into sterile jars and seal while hot.