Refrigerator Pickles


  • 1 lb cucumbers
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. each mustard seeds, peppercorns, and ground turmeric, or 1 ½ tsp. pickling spice


  • Slice the cucumbers and onion approximately ¼ inch thick.
  • Pack the vegetables into two clean pint jars.
  • Make the brine by combining the vinegar, water, sugar, salt, and spices in a saucepan over medium heat. Let simmer, while stirring, until the sugar and salt are dissolved.
  • Pour the brine over the vegetables in the jars.
  • Put on the lids, let the jars cool, then put in the refrigerator. Wait 24 hours before eating. These should last about a month in the refrigerator.
Keyword Cucumber
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