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A Very Large Bowl of Pickles for a Potluck


  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 bunch green onions cut into 2-3 inch segments
  • 3-4 cloves garlic slivered
  • 1/4 cup cilantro roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves torn
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 10-12 Kirby cucumbers sliced


  • Combine the vinegar, water, sugar, and salt in a measuring cup and microwave until the sugar and salt dissolves (2-3 minutes).
  • Arrange the green onions, garlic, cilantro, mint, and red chili flakes in the bottom of a large bowl or container.
  • Layer the cucumber slices on top of the onions, garlic, and herbs.
  • Pour the brine over the cucumbers until they're fully submerged.
  • Cover the bowl and let the cucumbers rest in the refrigerator overnight.
  • These pickles will keep for several weeks in the fridge.