Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Thursday's Recipe Swap Meet! Pickle Recipe

WELCOME TO OUR 22nd "RECIPE SWAP MEET"!
"Oh no, what am I going to make tonight"?   Why not pick one of our Recipes!  Your grandmother's secret recipe has a coming out party   and it's tonight!   

Come join our "RECIPE SWAP MEET" If you take one, share one!  All you have to do is sign our linky, grab our button, and show off your Recipe!  Below you will find your Chef-Hostesses XmasDolly (me), and Lori from  
The Shewbridges of Central Florida  (Lorie says Hi!).  Hi-ya! 
Lorie's recipe is at her blog.

We all have recipes from our family archives that we've collected over the years, and maybe some we have swapped from friends, magazines, cookbooks, & neighbors!
PerfectoSo, remember if you take one, share one & sign our linky, grab our button, and we'll rush over to your place and grab yours!  Oh, and don't forget to follow and we'll happily return the love!  Maybe show some love with a comment if you're not too busy!   I can hardly wait to see your family's old recipes and try them!  That's it!  Short & Sweet!  Let's start cookin'!  Looking forward to seeing you.  So mark your calenders!  We'll be here every Thursday.   So, if you're stumped on what to make tonight stop over by Dolly & Lorie's RECIPE SWAP MEET!  Our button is in my right side bar!  ARE WE BUDS OR WHAT?  HERE'S MINE!  ENJOY!

FREEZER PICKLES
7 cups of sliced cukes
2 teaspoons of salt
1 cup or more sliced onions
1 teaspoon of celery seed
2 cups of sugar
1 cup of white vinegar

In a large container, combine cucumbers, onion and salt; mix well. Let stand for 3 hours, stirring occasionally. Drain and rinse. In a bowl, combine remaining ingredients; let stand for 2-3 hours, stirring often. Pour over the cucumber mixture and stir well. Pack into 1-pt. freezer containers, leaving 1-in. headspace. Cover and freeze up to 6 weeks. Thaw before serving.



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So now all you have to do is sign our linky to lead us and/or our guests to you to swap a recipe.  Check them all out, and we'll check yours.  If you don't want to write it all down & know of one on line just post a link to it on your blog or leave it in a comment if you prefer!  Enjoy and Bona Petite!!!  Thanks for cooking/sharing along with us!  Don't forget to grab our button if you're a fan!

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HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY, BUT...
Before I go I have a question.  Yesterday I showed you my tomato plants at Wordless Wednesday.  What I didn't know was on the bottom of that nice red tomato was a black circle/a ring of rot.  ICK
Now it's the second one it happened too.  Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong or what it is or what I shouldn't be doing or what I can do to prevent this from happening???  PLEASE!

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6 comments:

Lorie Shewbridge said...

These sound really delicious!
I love pickels, especially when they aren't cooked pickels. You are an amazing woman to be able to find time to do all you do. You ROCK, mama!! =)

Tricia said...

whats a cuke?

I hope someone has answers about those tomato's

time2eatyall said...

This recipe sounds great. My little one loves pickles.

W.C.Camp said...

The only way I will eat cucumbers is after you have prepared them. I don't completely understand how I can love homemade pickles but HATE homegrown cucumbers! W.C.C.

Buy domain India said...

Actually I like pickles very much. So I like your blog very much. Thanks for sharing.

Jenny said...

My whole family loves pickles and my boys love to help me in the kitchen. I will have to try out this recipe. Thanks!

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