Saturday, July 28, 2018

Cori's Gone in a Second Pickles

These quick and easy pickles are a perfect way to use some of your cucumber bounty. They have plenty of zing and will be gobbled up in a second!


     This is another refrigerator pickle recipe from my cousin Cori.  She got this recipe from her father-in-law.  He has been making it for years.  Cori says the pickle are too spicy for her, but when she takes them places people devour them.


      These pickles turned out amazing.  The spice level obviously depends on the red pepper flakes you use and how much you use.  My dad makes his own pepper flakes from a variety of hot peppers that would result in pickles that would make steam come out of your ears.


     The pepper flakes I used have a more average heat level and produced a delicious pickle.  I would definitely recommend making these with any extra cucumbers you have!



     This made two very full quart sized jars for me.  I kept one at home and took one to share with everyone at my parents.  Pops like them so much he confiscated what was left!

    My brother Clint is also a big fan.  I sent a jar home for him the last time I made them. He gets a bowlful to snack on after work each day!

Cori's gone in a second quick pickles
snacks
American
Yield: 36 servings

Cori's Gone in a Second Pickles

These quick and easy pickles are a perfect way to use some of your cucumber bounty. They have plenty of zing and will be gobbled up in a second!
prep time: 1 hour and 20 minscook time: 10 minstotal time: 1 hours and 30 mins

ingredients:


  • 3 lbs. cucumbers (about 6 medium cucumbers)
  • 10 T salt
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 1 tsp Accent * (optional, I skipped it and still loved the results)
  • 6-8 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 3 cups ice water
  • 3 tsp dried red pepper flakes

instructions

  1. Cut your cucumbers in half lengthwise, then slice them in half inch slices.  
  2. In a large sauce pan, bring 4 cups of water to a boil.  Add salt and stir until dissolved. 
  3. Remove pan from heat and drop in cucumber slices.  Let sit for 1 hour. 
  4. Drain cucumbers.  Mix drained cucumbers with remaining ingredients.
  5. Pour into jars and refrigerate at least overnight.
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24 comments:

  1. I LOVE homemade pickles!! These look great!!!
    Cathy@threekidsandafish

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  2. These look good! I'm more of a good old fashioned dill and garlic pickle sort of a girl, but my husband loves anything spicy, so maybe he would like these!

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    1. I love dill pickles too, but these were a fun change!

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  3. I have never tried making pickles Carlee but you make it seem super easy. I love pickles so might even give this a try. Thanks for sharing with us at #WednesdaysWisdom

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    1. It does seem intimidating, but the refrigerator pickles we have been making lately really are easy!

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  4. I have never tried to make pickles. You make it look so easy.

    Thanks for sharing on Creative K Kids' Tasty Tuesdays link up. Hope to see you back next week.

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    1. I had it worked up to be something more complicated in my head. It really was easy and the results were very tasty. Now I wish I wouldn't have waited so long to try it!

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  5. We love pickles, and these look yummy! Thanks for stopping by and sharing this on Five Friday Finds! :)

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  6. I just received a jar of homemade pickled cucumbers and onions and they were so good. My breath was stinky, but, oh well! Thanks for sharing your recipe at the #AnythingGoes Link Party.

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    1. Yum! I love pickled cucumbers and onions. It is worth the crazy breath ;-) Thanks for hosting!

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  7. wow so easy, I love any recipe that is easy so thanks for sharing on #wednesdayswisdom

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    1. I know! I thought pickles would be much harder. I am glad my cousin has been proving otherwise!

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  8. These sound delicious to me! Can't wait to try them.

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  9. In the picture it looks like yellow seeds have been used. Can you tell me what they are? I am anxious to try these. Thanks

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    1. I used my dad's homemade red pepper flakes, so I think they are hot pepper seeds. I hope you love them!

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  10. We love pickles and they really do disappear quite fast. Thank you for the recipe.

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  11. Hi Carlee, I've got to the stage that I don't know what to do with the cucumbers, so I'll have to give this a go. Once pickld how long will they last in the fridge?

    xx

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    1. They should last at least a couple of weeks in the fridge.

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  12. I love canning, but I don't eat pickles! My hubby does though, so I don't make a lot of them! These look worth surprising him with! So glad you shared them with our Celebrate 365 Farmers Market Recipe Inspirations

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    1. I am the only pickle eater in my house, but luckily my dad and brother helped me gobble these up!

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