This is my favorite recipe for "Refrigerator Pickles", a sweet "bread and butter" pickle, and a family favorite. They're so simple to make and are delicious on a sandwich or enjoyed straight out of the jar.
I make this recipe when I have a surplus of cucumbers that I grow in my garden, but you can head to your farmers market and buy cucumbers, they're in season right now here in Wisconsin.
Lisa's Bread and Butter Pickles
Makes 4 pint-size jars
3 pounds of pickling cucumbers, sliced 1/4 inch thick on a mandolin (or knife)
3 Tbsp. kosher salt
1 large sweet onion (red onion or vidalia), sliced paper thin on a mandolin
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 cups white vinegar
1 cup apple cider vinegar
3 tsp. mustard seeds
1/2 tsp. celery seed
1/4 tsp. tumeric
Combine the cucumber slices and...