Crisp Cucumber Rings
|Long slender cucumbers||9|
|Salt||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Soaked in brine and brine discarded)|
|Vinegar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Mustard seed||2 Teaspoon|
|Celery seed||2 Teaspoon|
|Hot sauce||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Wash and dry the cucumbers, then slice without paring.
Peel and slice the onions; add to cucumbers.
Combine the salt with 2 cups water and pour over vegetables.
Let stand for 3 hours, than drain and discard liquid.
Combine the vinegar, sugar and spices in a kettle and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
Add the cucumbers and onions and boil for 5 minutes.
Add the hot sauce and pack at once into hot sterilized jars, covering completely with liquid.