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Bread & Butter Pickles
- ½ gallon cucumbers, sliced
- ½ gallon onions, sliced (or 1 quart if you prefer less)
- 1 quart vinegar
- 2 teaspoons mustard seed
- 2 teaspoons turmeric
- 2 cups granulated sugar, more or less
- 2 teaspoons celery seed
- 2 teaspoons salt
- Soak cucumbers and onions in ice water for 3 to 4 hours. Drain well. Bring sugar, vinegar, salt & spices to a boil. Add cucumbers and onions and boil about 5 minutes. Put the pickles in jars and seal while hot. Be sure the liquid covers the firmly packed pickles and onions.