Christmas Pickles

I feel like I’m running low on pickles. I’d blame the mice for getting into the canned goods, but I know it’s really because it’s close to Christmas and at Christmastime all of my canned goods begin to disappear, finding new homes as they are given out as gifts. I’m actually pretty sure that Fr. Read More …

Friday Favorites

There are several things I love about this time of year. Leather & Furs I’m not really a big fan of cold weather (or hot weather for that matter) but one of my favorite things about this time of year is that when it gets cold outside, I get to add some things into my Read More …

Bread-and-Butter Pickles

The following is the recipe for the bread-and-butter type crisp pickle slices in the 1972 Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book.  They win blue ribbons each year at the county fair.  I make these with fresh garden cucumbers every summer and give them away as gifts at Christmas. Ingredients: 4 quarts sliced, unpared, medium Read More …