Red-Hot Cinnamon Pickles

Red-Hot Cinnamon Pickles Prep 1 h Cook 2 h 15 m Ready In 3 d 14 h 15 m Recipe By:ShellyORN “These sweet and cinnamony pickles are a hit in our region, but we have an aunt from Kansas that remembers them from her childhood.” Ingredients 12 large cucumbers – peeled, seeded, and quartered lengthwise 1 cup pickling lime (calcium hydroxide) 1 gallon water 1 gallon cold water, or as needed to cover 1 3/4 cups white vinegar, divided 1 1/4 cups water, divided 12 1/2 ounces cinnamon red hot candies 1 1/2 teaspoons red food coloring 1/2 teaspoon alum … Continue reading Red-Hot Cinnamon Pickles

Bread and Butter Pickles I

Bread and Butter Pickles I Prep 15 m Cook 10 m Ready In 25 m Recipe By:IRENERUSSELL “These pickles take two weeks in the refrigerator, but are well worth the wait.” Ingredients 6 small onions, sliced 1 teaspoon mustard seed 3/4 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 cup white sugar 3 cups distilled white vinegar 1/3 cup coarse salt 6 cucumbers, sliced Directions In a large pan, combine the onions, mustard seed, turmeric and celery seed. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar and salt. Bring to a boil. Pour the boiling mixture into the pan with the … Continue reading Bread and Butter Pickles I

Microwave Bread-and-Butter Pickles

Microwave Bread-and-Butter Pickles Prep 15 m Ready In 1 h 15 m Recipe By:Lisa S. “Like a bread and butter pickle and really super easy. You can even play with the proportions a bit. I like to increase the vinegar, salt and spices a bit but you could make it sweeter too. Be prepared to make this one over and over if you have any pickle lovers in the house.” Ingredients 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup white vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric 2 large English cucumbers, thinly sliced … Continue reading Microwave Bread-and-Butter Pickles

Spicy Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Spicy Refrigerator Dill Pickles Prep 15 m Ready In 10 d 2 h 15 m Recipe By:FAIRYFAHRENHOLZ “This is a wonderful, spicy dill pickle with a nice hint of sweetness. Plan to at least double the amount of crushed red pepper if you like it REALLY spicy…YUM!” Ingredients 12 3 to 4 inch long pickling cucumbers 2 cups water 1 3/4 cups white vinegar 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh dill weed 1/2 cup white sugar 8 cloves garlic, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons coarse salt 1 tablespoon pickling spice 1 1/2 teaspoons dill seed 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or to … Continue reading Spicy Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Refrigerator Pickles

Refrigerator Pickles Prep 15 m Ready In 1 h 15 m Recipe By:GARYR “This recipe was given to me by my late mother-in-law and makes use of the abundant summertime supply of cucumbers. A neighbor recently presented me with four five gallon buckets of cucumbers from his garden and I made pickles for the whole neighborhood. They will also stay fresh in the refrigerator for 2 1/2 to 3 weeks.” Ingredients 7 cups cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups white sugar 1 cup diced red onion 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 cup cider vinegar … Continue reading Refrigerator Pickles

Ukrainian Dill and Garlic Pickles

Ukrainian Dill and Garlic Pickles Prep 30 m Ready In 30 m Recipe By:Tania D. “This recipe was handed down to me by my mother Sofia, whose pickles were always in great demand.” Ingredients 5 pounds small pickling cucumbers 4 quarts water 3/4 cup kosher salt 1 bunch fresh dill stalks 2 bulbs garlic, cloves separated and peeled 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns 1 small fresh red chile pepper, thinly sliced (optional) Directions Soak cucumbers in cold water overnight. Sterilize a 1 gallon glass or ceramic container. Combine the water and salt in a large pot and bring to a … Continue reading Ukrainian Dill and Garlic Pickles

Spiced Pickled Apples

Spiced Pickled Apples Prep time 5 mins Cook time 8 mins Total time 13 mins Yield Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1/2-1 pickled apple, depending on size) Ingredients 2 cups apple-cider vinegar 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/4 cup peeled, sliced ginger 1 teaspoon allspice berries 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns 2 cinnamon sticks 2 star anise 1 pound lady apples (or halved medium-small apples, about 4) How to Make It Prick apples in a few spots with a fork. In a medium saucepan, combine vinegar, water, sugar, salt, ginger, allspice, peppercorns, and anise; bring to … Continue reading Spiced Pickled Apples

Dill Pickle Spears

Dill Pickle Spears Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 20 mins Author: Olga’s Flavor Factory Recipe type: Miscellaneous Serves: 3 (1 quart) jars Ingredients 3 lbs kirby cucumbers 1 bunch fresh dill 9 garlic cloves 1½ Tablespoons pickling spice 1 Tablespoon black peppercorns Marinade: 6½ cups water 6 Tablespoons sugar 2½ Tablespoons fine sea salt ¾ cup white vinegar Instructions Sterilize your canning jars and lids. You can do that by submerging the jars completely in water, bringing the water to a boil and then cooking them for 15 minutes. Be careful with the lids; … Continue reading Dill Pickle Spears

How To Can Peach Jam Without Pectin.

How To Can Peach Jam Without Pectin. Prep Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Yield: 6 – 7 Half Pint Jars Enjoy the taste of fresh peaches all year long with our delicious Peach Jam recipe. Our step-by-step photo instructions will show you just how easy it is to “save summer in a jar” with local peaches fresh from the orchard. Spread this jam on a hot biscuit or some buttered toast and just step back into summer with every bite. Canning jam is easier than you think and this is … Continue reading How To Can Peach Jam Without Pectin.


Ketchup Prep 20 m Cook 4 h Ready In 4 h 20 m Recipe By:DJFoodie “It’s the only ketchup recipe that I’ve ever had that stood up even close to as good as popular brands! It’s different, but it’s REALLY good! It’s important to reduce this for a long time, like 4 hours or so. It will thicken just a bit as it cools.” Ingredients 6 large tomatoes, quartered 1 bulb fennel, chopped 1 yellow onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup molasses 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 10 whole cloves 2 whole star anise pods … Continue reading Ketchup