Refrigerator Pickles

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I got 2lbs. of cucumbers in the CSA and decided to experiment and make refrigerator pickles. I based these pickles on my recipe for pickled onions and it worked! The  pickles are crispy and sweet and sour at the same time. Yet another food item I will be making myself from now on!

These pickles were great after 5 hours and even better after 5 days!

3 Kirby cucumbers *
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
1/2 cup filtered water
1 teaspoon sugar

Clean the cucumbers and slice them into rounds. Place them into a bowl and sprinkle with salt. Let them sit for 45 minutes tossing occasionally. Pour them into a strainer to drain the excess water.

Place the cucumbers into a clean mason jar (I used a 300ml Ball mason jar) and refrigerate for at least 8 hours. Eat on sandwiches or with ice cream. Enjoy!

* CSA 2013 Week #6

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