Bread and Butter Pickles
25 cucumbers, sliced
3 onions, thinly sliced
2 green bell peppers, thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 Cup pickling salt
3 Cups cider vinegar
5 Cups sugar
2 Tbsp mustard seed
1/½ tsp celery seed
½ tsp whole cloves
1½ tsp ground turmeric
1. In a large bowl mix together cucumbers, onions bell peppers, garlic and salt. Cover with Ice and allow to stand for approximately 3 hours.
2. In a large stock pot, mix the cider vinegar, sugar,
mustard seed, celery seed, cloves and turmeric.
Bring to a boil
3. Drain the liquid from the cucumber mixture and rinse lightly. Stir the mixture into the boiling vinegar mixture. Remove from the heat before the combined mixture comes to a boil.
4. Transfer to sterile containers. Seal and process 10 minutes in a boiling water bath. (Or do not process and keep in the refrigerator until ready to use.)