Simple Homemade Pickles
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Turn those extra cukes sitting in your fridge veggie bin into some fresh-tasting crispy and crunchy homemade pickles. Our Test Kitchen's foolproof Simple Homemade Pickle recipe is as close to what you'd find in an old-fashioned pickle barrel.
What You'll Need
- 7 cups sliced cucumbers (about 5 medium cucumbers)
- 1 cup sliced onion
- 1 green bell pepper, finely sliced
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup white vinegar
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 teaspoon celery seed
What to Do
- In a large bowl, combine cucumbers, onion, and green pepper . Add remaining ingredients; mix well.
- Cover and refrigerate at least 24 hours before serving.
Pickles will keep about 3 months in the refrigerator. For a different touch, add EITHER a little garlic, dill, oregano, or hot pepper sauce.