Bread and butter pickles taste great on just about everything. The sweet bread and butter style is the absolute king of pickles in my books. I really never realized that pickles were a preservation method born out of necessity during the hard times of the depression era. Hard times are really terrible, but necessity is the mother of invention, and whoever came up with the idea of pickles is a genius in my books. When I found this amazing bread and butter pickle video recipe tutorial by Food Wishes on YouTube, I knew that I had found the perfect pickle recipe that was going to become a part of my cooking repertoire for years to come. Chef John of Food Wishes is such a delight, he has come up with a recipe that will make the perfect pickle.


Recipe Ingredients For 2 Pints Of Pickles:

  • 2 pounds of pickling (or other firm cucumbers)
  • 1/2 yellow onion (sliced)
  • 2 red jalapeno peppers (sliced)
  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 cups of white distilled vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds (golden are best)
  • 1 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 2 cloves of garlic sliced


In this amazing bread and butter pickle video recipe tutorial by Food Wishes on YouTube,  you will learn to make this vintage recipe with the expert instruction of chef John. You will begin by cutting the cucumbers, onion, and red pepper. Then you will leave those ingredients to stand in the refrigerator for a couple of hours. You make your brine and bring it to boil, then add your rinsed pickle mixture and take the pan off the heat right before it boils.

Homemade Bread And Butter Pickles With Onions And Red Peppers
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When your pickles have cooled to room temperature, you just place them in the jars and refrigerate, It’s really that easy! Your pickles can last for years if you use a canning bath.

Use Mason Jars To Can Homemade Bread And Butter Pickles
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This pickle recipe is so outstanding, my family has fallen in love with them.

How To Make Bread And Butter Pickles