Old-Fashioned Mustard Pickles

Old-Fashioned Mustard Pickles

  • 1 pound pickling cucumbers, cut into
  • 1/2” pieces
  • 1 pound pearl onions, peeled
  • 4 green peppers, seeded & cut into 1/2”
  • square pieces
  • 1 medium cauliflower, cut into small
  • florets
  • 3/4 cup coarse salt
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp dry mustard
  • 2 tsp. turmeric
  • 2 tsp. celery seeds
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 2-3 cups cider vinegar

Toss all vegetables in a mixing bowl, along with coarse salt. Cover and leave overnight. In the morning rinse and drain. In a large saucepan mix sugar, flour and seasonings. Gradually stir in 2 cups of vinegar and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Add vegetables to liquid and add additional vinegar, as required, to ensure vegetables are submerged. Simmer for 30 minutes. Pack into sterilized jars, sealing well.

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