My Mom has been making this for us for years for summer picnics and BBQ’s. It’s one of my favorites. She got the recipe from my Aunt Carter and so I went straight to the source to bring this to you. It’s great for bathing suit season because there is no oil. It’s made with Apple Cider Vinegar and a little sugar to balance out the tartness. A lot of the measurements can be adjusted to taste. There should be enough liquid to cover the cucumbers and onions. The amounts I have for you in this recipe fit my mason jar but if you were to make this in a large bowl you may need to increase your liquid. Be sure to keep the proportions 1 part vinegar to 1/2 part water. The sugar and pepper can be adjusted to taste. I like to leave it in the fridge at least 8 hours to let the cucumber and onion to soften. It’s so yummy! What family favorites do you make in the summer?
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- 1 large seedless cucumber sliced thinly
- 1/4 c purple onion sliced thinly
- 1 c apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 c water
- 2 t sugar
- 1 t pepper
- in a bowl combine vinegar, water, sugar and pepper
- add cucumber and onion to a mason jar
- cover with vinegar mixture
- store in fridge for at least 8 hours or until you serve
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