Ice Water Pickles

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Difficulty: Medium - experience needed
Serves: 5 pints


3 lbs 4" cucumbers
5 medium onions
1 Tbs mustard seed
1 qt cider vinegar
1 c sugar
2 Tbs pickling salt


wash cucumbers. Quarter them lengthwise. Soak in ice water for 2 hours.

Slice onions and pack into the bottom of 5 pint jars. Pack cucumbers lengthwise in jars.

Combine mustard seed, vinegar, sugar, and salt. Bring to a boil and continue to boil for 1 minute. Fill jars to overflowing and seal.


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