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Helen Marsh's Pickle Sticks or Shoestrings Recipe

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This recipe for Helen Marsh's Pickle Sticks or Shoestrings, by , is from St. Clairsville Red Devil Marching Band Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Angie Nuzum
Added: Sunday, August 19, 2007


3/4 cup vinegar,
3 cups white sugar,
3/4 tsp mustard seed,
3 tbsp salt,
4 1/2 tsp. celery seed,
4 1/2 tsp. turmeric

cut nice medium size cucumbers length-wise,
place in glass container.
pour boiling water to cover, let set overnight.
Next morning, pour off water, place cucumbers in jars
Boil all above ingredients, pour over cucumbers.
Seal and cold-pack for 5 minutes (if canning)
or refrigerate in several pints or one big jar;




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