Thursday, August 10, 2006

Aunt Pat's Awesome Pickles

4 quarts cucumbers sliced
6 medium onions sliced
2 sweet bell peppers sliced
1/3 cup salt
3 cloves of garlic or 3 tablespoons or garlic powder

Put cucumbers, onions and peppers in a large plastic container. Sprinkle salt and garlic powder over them. Cover with ice and let stand until the ice melts. Drain off liquid.

In a big pot mix together and heat the following:

5 cups of sugar
3 cups of white vinegar
2 tablespoons mustard seed
1/2 - 2 teaspoons turmeric

Bring to a boil and then add cucumber mixture. Bring to a boil again, then seal in hot jars.

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