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This recipe for Fire and Ice Cukes and Onions, by Denise Hoppe, is from The Hoppe Family Cookbook ,
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2 medium cucumbers 1 medium white onion 1 c. vinegar 1 c. sugar 1 c. water 1/4 tsp. course ground black pepper 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper 1/4 tsp. celery seeds 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. cayenne
Cut cucumbers and onions in thin slices. Mix the rest of the ingredients. Place cukes and onion in the mixture. Chill in frig overnight to soak up the flavor. To serve, drain and reuse the marinade again.
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