Delicious Golden Mustard Pickles

READY IN: 48hrs
YIELD: 20 cups




  • Trim the core off of cauliflower; cut into bite-size florets to make 8 cups.
  • Place in a large stockpot, along with cucumbers, onions, red and green peppers.
  • Sprinkle with 1/2 cup pickling salt; cover with cold water.
  • Set aside in cool spot (do not refrigerate) for 12 hours.
  • Return the pot to element; bring veggie mixture just to a boil, over med-high heat; drain in large colander, discarding brine.
  • Set the veggies aside.
  • Rinse the pot.
  • Add 4 cups of vinegar; bring to boil over medium heat.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together, sugar, flour, mustard and tumeric powder; whisk in 1 cup water, and remaining vinegar to make a smooth paste.
  • Whisk into hot vinegar, and bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring constantly until smooth and thickened (amout 3 minutes).
  • Add the veggies, stir to coat.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring gently.
  • Ladle into 2-cup hot canning jars, leaving 1/2-inch head space.
  • Cover with warm discs; screw on bands fingertip tight.
  • Process in boiling water canner for 10 minutes.
  • Remove, and let cool on rack.