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Pickled Baby Cukes

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June 10, 2010
Author Notes

I get tired of the same old "taste" when it comes to most pickles. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE them. But from time to time I like to mix it up and taste something a little different from the heat-processed pickles in the store. These are simple, tart, and put a little "zing" in your step - and in your mouth! And they are crazy-crunchy! - vivisue —vivisue

Test Kitchen Notes

This recipe is great -- very simple and quick to make. I cut it down to 3 cucumbers since I didn't think anyone else in my house would eat them. Boy was I wrong! My husband, who hates cucumbers, loved these! He loved the spices & the tartness from the cider vinegar. They became surprisingly pickle-like for such a short curing time. I will definitely be making these again and will be taking them to our library's next recipe round-up. - summar ann
—The Editors

  • Serves about 4 quarts
Ingredients
  • 12 Baby Cucumbers, washed and sliced about 1/4" thick
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Red Pepper Flakes
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. In a large resealable container combine cucumbers, garlic salt, and red pepper flakes.
  2. Cover cucumbers with apple cider vinegar. Place lid on container.
  3. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. These babies will stay crispy crunchy for days in your refrigerator - but I'll bet they don't last that long! Want to really go crazy, add a sliced small onion. YUM!
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