Here’s a quick way to make a version of delicious bread and butter pickles. No bread or butter involved in making these babies and you can have a whole jar of delicious homemade pickles in less than 30 minutes. They are sweet and sharp and delicious.
Let’s start with the ingredients. I used a cucumber from my garden, some little sweet peppers and shallots. You could also use hot peppers if you want a spicier pickle.
Then 1/4 teaspoon each of the spices. Dump it all in the pan and bring to a boil.
Now slice the cucumber thinly.
Then the little sweet peppers.
Now slice the shallots.
Take a jar and we’re ready to start layering. We aren’t canning here. These are just going the refrigerator. You don’t need to heat the jar or seal it.
I like to start layering the veggies in the jar. You don’t have to, it will pickle all the same. But I think it looks prettier layered.
Once they are nicely layered, you should be ready to add the pickling liquid.
Place a funnel in the jar. Preferably a better funnel that the one I have here. It’s sort of falling apart.
Congratulations, you have just pickled!