Ice-Water Pickles Recipe

Step 1

Wash the cucumbers, quarter them lengthwise, and soak them in ice-water for 2 hours. Peel and slice the onions and pack them in the bottoms of 5 pint jars. Pack the cucumbers lengthwise in the jars. Combine the mustard seed, vinegar, sugar and salt, bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute. Fill the jars to overflowing with the boiling-hot syrup and seal. Makes 5 pints.

Things You'll Need

  • 3lb 4-inch Cucumbers
  • 5ea Med. Onions
  • 1tb Mustard Seed
  • 1qt Cider Vinegar
  • 1c Sugar
  • 2ts Pickling Salt

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