Uncle Ed’s Bread and Butter Pickle Recipe

Swamp Yankee Style


My husband’s family have a pickle recipe that has been handed down for generations. They make huge batches every year when the cucumbers start piling up in the garden. I am not a huge pickle eater, but these I could sit down and eat the whole jar. They are the best pickles I have ever tasted. Give this recipe a try and you will be hooked too.

  • 25 cucumbers, thinly sliced (a meat slicer works well)
  • 2 Large fresh Beets (also thinly sliced)
  • 6 onions, thinly sliced (chopped into large rings)
  • 2 green red bell peppers, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 3 cups Organic Apple cider vinegar
  • 5 cups white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons mustard seed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon whole turmeric
  1. In a large bowl, mix together cucumbers, onions, green bell peppers, garlic and salt. Allow to stand approximately…

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