I want to halve or quarter this recipe but I am looking for a rough estimate on how many cucumbers I will need for that since I don't know what a...

...bushel is. Any ideas?

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Bread & Butter Pickles
Recipe question for: Bread & Butter Pickles

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linzarella November 4, 2011
Were these the pickles at Omnivore Books last night? I was just about to post a question asking which recipe those were - they were great!
 
linzarella November 4, 2011
Were these the pickles at Omnivore Books last night? I was just about to post a question asking which recipe those were - they were great!
 
Blissful B. November 3, 2011
A bushel of cucumbers weighs approximately 48 pounds, so a peck (per the recipe) would be 12 pounds, so to cut the recipe in 1/2 go for 6 pounds.
 
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