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Re: just checking

  • Subject: Re: just checking
  • From: james singer <inlandjim1@q.com>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 14:13:58 -0700

Here's a recipe I used in the early 80s at the farm. It's from Marion Brown's "Pickles and Preserves" (1955), which was cobbled together from her newspaper columns. This recipe was submitted by a woman in Arkansas.

Arkansas Bread and Butter Pickles

4 quarts sliced cucumbers
4 quarts peeled and sliced onions
1/2 cup salt
2 cup vinegar
2 cups sugar
2 tablespoons each mustard seed, celery seed, and turmeric

combine cucumbers, onions, and salt. Let stand for 2 hours. In a sauce pan combine vinegar and remaining ingredients; heat to boiling point. Drain vegetables and add them to boiling vinegar mixture. Boil for 5 minutes; pour into jars and seal. Makes about 8 pints.

On Aug 16, 2009, at 7:47 AM, Donna wrote:

just checking.... seems like forever since I seen a message here.

Here on the home front, it's hot, it's gonna rain, the weeds are thriving, mom's getting better, I have a zillion cucumbers and reading recipe books on
what to do with them all....

anyone got a bread and butter recipe? I love the stackers on my sandwiches,
wondering if I could do something like that.


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