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Old Fashioned Bread And Butter Pickles

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Ingredients
  Cucumbers 50 Medium
  Onions 2 3⁄4 Pound
  Ice cubes 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Vinegar 1 Quart (1 Liter)
  Sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Celery seed 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Mustard seed 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Ground ginger 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
Directions

Assemble Salad Maker with Thick Slicer Disc and large bowl.
Process cucumbers and onions into separate bowls.
Sprinkle salt over sliced cucumbers.
Cover with ice cubes; let stand several hours to chill cucumbers.
Replace ice if necessary.
Drain well.
Add onions to cucumbers.
Put all remaining ingredients into large kettle.
Bring to a boil and boil hard for 10 minutes.
Add cucumbers and onion slices, return to a boil, and boil hard for 10 minutes.
Pack in hot pint jars (500 ml each).
Adjust caps.
Process in a boiling water bath canner for 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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Rita A. Shiflet's picture
I had a Ball Blue book from 1942 that is now missing, and I am looking for a bread and butter pickle recipe from that book that contained cukes, onion, and bell peppers. Does anyone out there have that recipe or know where I could find it. Thank you for helping.