Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!
By Robin from Washington, IA
Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.
I am looking for a recipe for homemade yellow type squash pickles.
Jodi from Texas
I couldnt find the exact one you were looking for but I did find this one in my recipe box.
1. Cut zucchini and yellow sqash into 1/8 inch thick slices. Cut onion into very thin slices.
2. Layer zucchini, squashand onion around inside of corlander. Sprinkle veggies with salt; let stand in colander for about 30 min. Rinse well with cold water; drain veggies thoroughly. Pat the veggies dry with paper towels.
3. Cut carrots into 1/8 inch thick slices. Cut bell pepper into thin strips.
4. Mix vinegar, sugar and pickling spice in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add carrot slices and bell pepper strips; bring to a boil. Remove saucepan from heat; cool mixture to room temperature.
I made yellow squash pickles once. They turned out beautifully. Had lots of compliments on them. I simply used a regular Bread & Butter Pickles recipe. Just substituted yellow squash for the cucumbers the recipe called for. Best of Luck!!
I used your recipe for pickled squash. When finished I vacuum seal the lids on, not your typical canning method. Do you think they will be good this winter kept on a storage shelf?
By Edward S.
You can not vacuum seal any wet foods.
I ran out of sugar so I used maple syrup. I like it very much. I used 1 and half cup of maple syrup, and increased my vinegar to 1 and half cup to make up for the less syrup. What do you think, will it work? I hope so, I can't handle the sugar but the maple I can.
By Edward S.
I need a good recipe for pickling squash.
Can I use Mrs. Wages Bread and Butter Pickle recipe/seasoning to make pickled squash or squash relish? Has anyone ever used it and how did it turn out?
By natalie from UT
ThriftyFun is one of the longest running frugal living communities on the Internet. These are archives of older discussions.
Does anyone have a recipe for squash pickles? These are made with the yellow crookneck squash with onions and made like pickles.
Jodi from Gary, TX
My husband pickles these crooklike squashes otherwise known as summer squash. All he does is cut them into bite size pieces and put them in canning jars just like you would pickle cucumbers. He uses onions, garlic, and hot peppers, also, in the mixture. He processes them as if you were pickling cucumbers, using the same spices and fluids.
By Martha from VT
Wash squash and cut in thin slices. Peel onion, then slice very thin and add to squash. Cover squash and onion with water and add salt. Let stand 2 hours and drain. Bring all ingredients to a boil and heat 5 minutes. Pack into jars, leaving 1/2 inch head space. Screw cap on firmly. Process 15 minutes in a boiling water bath. (06/13/2006)
By Faye Clayton.