Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

I have always loved cucumbers in vinegar. My grandmother used to fix them and this tastes like hers. I can remember her saying that she started hers like her pickles so getting most of the water out of the cucumbers must be the trick. I can remember her putting left over onions and tomatoes into the vinegar mixture after a meal. Laura and I love this in the summer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place sliced cucumbers in bowl;sprinkle every few layers with salt.
  2. Cover cucumbers with a plate and weight them down with a heavy can.
  3. Let stand at room temperature for 2 hours.
  4. Drain cucumbers and press out remaining liquid.
  5. Stir together vinegar and sugar; pour over slices.
  6. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours.


Most Helpful

Simple, old-fashioned, and very tasty. Couldn't find pickling cucumbers this time of year so used regular cucs, sliced a little thicker, with good results. Love the tip about tossing in leftover onions and tomatoes. Yummy! Thanks for sharing your recipe! Made for PAC Fall 2007.

LonghornMama September 16, 2007

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