Crisp Pickle Slices
|Sliced cucumbers||4 Quart|
|Onions||6 Medium, sliced|
|Green peppers||2 , sliced|
|Garlic||3 Clove (15 gm)|
|Pickling salt||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Cracked ice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Cider vinegar||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Mustard seed||2 Tablespoon|
|Turmeric powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Celery seed||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Combine sliced cucumbers, onions, green peppers, garlic (speared on wooden picks for easy removal), and pickling salt.
Cover with cracked ice; mix well.
Let cucumber mixture stand for 3 hours; drain well.
Combine sugar, cider vinegar, mustard seed, turmeric, and celery seed; pour over cucumber mixture.
Bring to boiling.
Pack cucumbers and liquid into hot, clean pint jars, leaving 1/2-inch headspace.
Prepare lids according to manufacturer's directions..
Wipe jar rim.
Adjust lid on jar.
Process jars in boiling water bath for 5 minutes.(Start timing when water returns to boiling.)