Eastern Shore of Virginia Recipes

Crisp Sweet Pickle (Bread & Butter)

From the recipes of Eva Virginia Justis Burn.

4qt. Sliced thin cucumber (12 big cucumbers - do not pare)
6 white onions, sliced
1/3 cup salt

Cover with Ice Cubes, mix good. Let stand for 3 hrs. Drain thoroughly.

Mix :
1/2 tsp tumeric
4 Cups white sugar
1½ tsp celery seeds
2 tbs Mustard seeds
3 cups vinegar

Pour mixture over pickles. Heat to boiling, then seal in hot sterilized jars.

Posted by Jack Burn

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