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How to Make Easy 24 Hour Refrigerator Pickles

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Written by Margie Lynn   

24 Hour Refrigerator Pickles

From Jason Dunnivant

In the summertime you always have more cucumber than you can eat fresh, so why not pickle a few. This easy 24 hour refrigerator pickle recipe will help you use some of them and give you  tasty pickles in 24 hours. These pickles will keep a month in the refrigerator.

Ingredients needed for Easy 24 Hour Refrigerator Pickles:
6 cups cucumbers, thinly sliced
2 cups onions, thinly sliced
1 1/3 cups sugar
1 1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon celery seeds
1/2 teaspoon turmeric, ground

Directions for making 24 Hour Refrigerator Pickles:
Step 1: Wash and slice cucumber and onions.
Step 2: In a large glass jar, alternately layer the sliced cucumbers and onions.
Step 3: In a sauce pan, combine sugar, vinegar, salt, mustard seeds, celery seeds and turmeric.
Step 4: Bring to a boil; stirring just until sugar is dissolved.
Step 5: Pour mixture in jar over cucumbers and onions.
Step 6: Cool slightly,  and cover tightly and refrigerate at least 24 hours before serving.

Quick easy pickles you can eat in 24 hours.
Easy  24 Hour Refrigerator Pickles keep a month in the refrigerator.
You may add other spices according to your taste.

Be careful when pouring the refrigerator pickle hot mixture into jar, hold jar with a pot holder.


Comments (5)add comment

jswana said:

Sounds great. Always wanted to make pickles, now I don't have to search anymore. Thanks.
July 01, 2010
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grannygoodearth said:

I've been looking for this recipe! Love the picture in the article! Thanks!
July 03, 2010
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Margie Lynn said:

Margie Lynn
Wouldn't the make a great gift in jars like that!
July 03, 2010
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Carl Benjamin said:

Carl Benjamin
I had a neighbor that did this. Good article.
July 05, 2010
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walkaboutangel said:

Oh the memories of hot summer days putting up pickles for the fair and for eating all year... it seemed no matter how many jars were on the shelf it was never enough...lol

Wishing you a wonderful, magical day

August 24, 2010
Votes: +1

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