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Bread And Butter Pickles
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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4 quarts sliced medium unwaxed cucumbers
(measured after slicing)
6 medium onions -- sliced
2 green peppers -- chopped
3 garlic cloves
1/3 cup kosher salt
5 cups sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed
2 tablespoons mustard seed
3 cups cider vinegar
Cracked ice -- as needed

Do not peel cucumbers, slice thin. Add onions, peppers, and whole garlic
cloves. Add salt. Cover with cracked ice and mix thoroughly. Let stand
3 hours. Drain well.

Combine remaining ingredients in separate bowl. Pour over cucumber
mixture. Heat just to boil. Seal in hot, sterilized jars. Process for
10 minutes in hot water bath.

This recipe yields 8 pints.

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