Best-Ever Bread-and-Butters

Preparation info
  • Makes

    8 pints

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

The ice cubes help keep the thin cucumber slices from breaking


  • 4 qts. sliced cucumbers (40 to 50)
  • ½ c. salt
  • Ice cubes


  • Gently stir salt into thinly sliced cucumbers. Cover with ice cubes; let stand 2 or 3 hours or until cucumbers are crisp and cold. Add more ice if it melts. Drain; add onions.
  • Combine remaining ingredients; bring quickly to a boil and boil 10 minutes.
  • Add cucumber and onion slices and bring to boiling point. Pack at once in hot jars. Adjust lids. Proces