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Sweet Pickles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Juanita Bundy Owen
Added: Friday, May 9, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
medium cucumbers to fill a 4-gallon container (or a 5-gal. bucket)
4 c. coarse salt
2 gal. water

4 oz. powdered alum

1 gal. white vinegar
1 Tbsp. turmeric

Pickling spice, according to taste
10 lbs. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
1. Dissolve 4 cups coarse salt in 2 gallons of water to make brine. Fill a 4-gallon churn or container with cucumbers. Cover with brine. Soak for 7 days. Drain.

2. Wash cucumbers in cold water and slice in rounds. Put back in container. Cover with water, plus the alum and soak 2 nights.

3. Put in sink and drain well. Put back in container. Add white vinegar and turmeric. Let stand overnight.

4. Drain. Layer in container: cucumbers, sugar and a small amount of pickling spice. Repeat layering process until all cucumbers are used. Use 10 lbs. of sugar to about 1 1/2 gallon of cucumbers.

The syrup will rise to cover the cucumbers in a few days. Do not cook. Put in sterilized jars and cover with syrup. Do not seal, just use a good lid.


Store in a cool, dark place. They will keep a year at room temperature.

 

 

 

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