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Let's Get Canning: Bread & Butter Pickles

This brand new column will feature many well-known preserve recipes.
Let's Get Canning: Learn how to make Bread & Butter Pickles!

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.

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