Fresh Food Friday Easy Refrigerator Pickles


There is nothing better to serve with a grilled burger than a crunchy pickle that you made yourself. Here is a recipe for Easy Refrigerator Pickles that is a summer cookout must have!


  • 6 c. thinly sliced pickling cucumbers (about 2 lbs.)
  • 2 c, thinly sliced onion
  •  1 1/2 c. white vinegar
  •  3/4 c. sugar
  •  3/4 t. salt
  •  1/2 t. mustard seeds
  •  1/2 t. celery seeds
  •  1/2 t. ground turmeric
  •  1/2 t. crushed red pepper
  •  1/4 t. freshly ground black pepper
  •  4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced


  • Place 3 cups cucumber in a medium glass bowl; top with 1 cup onion. Repeat procedure with the remaining 3 cups cucumber and remaining 1 cup onion.
  • Combine vinegar and remaining ingredients in a small saucepan; stir well. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute. Pour over cucumber mixture; let cool. Cover and chill at least 4 days.

Note: Pickles may be stored in the refrigerator for up to one month.



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