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Bread and Butter Pickles

People truly love bread and butter pickles. If I’m being honest I do prefer homemade dill pickles, but I seem to be outnumbered. So in order to not cause a mutiny, I always make both. This is easy to do because I always grow so many pickles each year! See, here is a picture of some of them…arent they purty? Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. If you don’t know what bread and butter pickles are let me fill you in. These little guys tread the line between sweet and tangy and manage to do it in style. Word is that they got their name during the Great Depression when they were a staple in people’s cupboards. They were cheap to make and were added to sandwiches made of bread and butter to add some flavour. The Hubby, The Boy and I love to have them with some nice sharp cheddar cheese, just like The Hubby’s Mam (grandmother) used to give us. Not all bread and butter pickles are created equal. If they are soggy then just…

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