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Bread And Butter Pickles

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Ingredients
  Cucumbers 4 Large
  Salt To Taste
  Cider vinegar 1 Pint
  Hot water 1⁄4 Pint
  Sugar 4 1⁄2 Teaspoon (3 Dessertspoons)
  Mustard seeds 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (1 Dessertspoon)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pimiento strips/Red pepper 4
Directions

Wash cucumbers well, slice very thinly.
Arrange in layers in large shallow dish, sprinkling a little salt between each layer (about 2 oz. 1/4 cup) salt in all).
Cover, stand overnight.
Wash cucumbers well in cold water, drain, set aside.
In a large saucepan, combine vinegar, hot water, sugar, mustard seeds and salt, bring to boil; reduce heat, simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes.
Add cucumbers, bring just to boiling point, remove from heat.
Using tongs, and working quickly, pack cucumbers tightly into hot sterilised jars.
Add a pimento strip to each jar.
Fill with vinegar mixture to within 1/2 in. of top, seal at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Cuban
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Healthy

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