Refrigerator Pickles
INGREDIENTS
  • 3 cups sliced peeled cucumbers
  • 3 cups sliced peeled yellow summer squash
  • 3 cups chopped sweet onions
  • 1-1/2 cups white vinegar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
DIRECTIONS
  1. Place the cucumbers, squash and onions in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil.
  3. Cook and stir just until sugar is dissolved.
  4. Pour over cucumber mixture; cool.
  5. Cover tightly and refrigerate for 24-48 hours.
  6. Serve with a slotted spoon.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I tried this recipe this weekend out of my TOH magazine. I do not like sweet pickles but I really liked this, even though it reminded me a little of sweet pickles. Its a good summertime salad and makes good use of all those cucumbers from your garden!