Refrigerator Pickles

— From the kitchen of Craig Chase (’80 MS agricultural economics, ’94 PHD rural sociology), extension farm management specialist and coordinator Iowa Local Food and Farm Initiative (courtesy his Great Aunt Loretta)


7 cups sliced unpeeled cucumbers

2 cups sugar

1 cup vinegar

1 cup sliced onion (1 small onion in rings)

1 pepper sliced in long strips

1 tablespoon non-iodized pickling salt

1 teaspoon celery seed


Put all ingredients together, let set, and stir occasionally.  Then refrigerate.

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