Tasty pickles that take some time, but are easy to make. One crunch and you'll agree they are worth the wait!
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 10 cucumber, sliced
- 4 cups sliced onions
- 1/3 cup pickling spice
- 4 cups water
- 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
- 1 teaspoon celery seed
- 6 cups white sugar
- 2 quarts distilled white vinegar
Place the cucumber, onions, pickling spice and water in a large bowl. Allow the mixture to stand 6 to 8 hours, or overnight.
Drain liquid from mixture. In a large saucepan, mix the cucumber mixture, turmeric, celery seed and white sugar. Pour in the vinegar, adjusting the amount so that it covers the mixture. Bring to a boil. Transfer to sterile jars. Store in the refrigerator.