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Summer Cucumber Pickle, sweet, sour and crunchy!

Welcome to Our Sunday Café, we are pleased you stopped by for a visit. Today we are offering another delicious recipe from our kitchen. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did…

This is really too easy to call it a recipe, but we will. These are so good! Honestly, if someone had told me that all you had to do was throw some cucumber slices in a jar, let it cool briefly and refrigerate overnight, I might not have listened.

But honestly, all you have to do is, throw some slices of cucumber into a jar...

Easy to make Summer Cucumber Pickle, sweet, sour and crunchy!
Summer Cucumber Pickle, sweet, sour and crunchy!

Summer Cucumber Pickle, sweet, sour and crunchy!
adapted from: every southern cook, ever!
makes 1 quart, double for 2 quarts and for picnics!

NOTE: this is not a processed product, all you need is the magic of your refrigerator and a bit of time.

1 large English cucumber, washed and sliced 1/4 inch
1/2 small onion, sliced thin and chopped a bit if you prefer pieces rather than rings
1/3 c sugar
1/3 c water
1/3 c vinegar
1/4 t salt (garlic salt is great also!)

Place onion, sugar, and water into a small pan, bring to a boil. Remove from heat, stir well to dissolve the sugar, add vinegar and salt, stir again.

Place cucumber slices into a mason jar, carefully pour brine over the slices. Use a spoon to push the slices down if they float. Let cool until no longer hot, add a lid, and refrigerate overnight.

Easy to make Summer Cucumber Pickle, sweet, sour and crunchy!
Time to make more!

Serve with a slotted spoon.

Enjoy!

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12 comments

  1. This actually made me drool... hurry up, cucumbers!!!

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    1. They are good and a fun project with the grandkids!

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  2. Yum! I love pickles - especially ones that I don't have to can! This sounds like a perfect treat on a hot day!

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    1. Thanks, we just made another batch for a picnic with family. Thanks for stopping by.

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  3. Looking at your pic I think we would call that cucumber Lebanese Have a great week

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    1. Hi Carole, I will have to check out that term! Thanks for visitng.

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  4. Thank you so much for sharing this with us at the To Grandma's house we go link party! You will be featured tomorrow morning on my site when the new party starts!

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  5. Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Thanks so much for sharing it with us, we have really enjoyed it and hope you enjoy your new Red Plate!
    Miz Helen

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