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Old Smith Cucumber Lime Pickles Recipe

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This recipe for Old Smith Cucumber Lime Pickles, by , is from Florence Hardy's 80th Birthday Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Finley Anniversary Cookbook
Added: Saturday, January 3, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
7 pounds cucumbers (slice crosswise)
2 cups Mrs. Wages Pickling lime
2 gallons water
8 cups distilled white vinegar (4-6% acidity)
8 cups sugar
1 tablespoon salt
2 teaspoon mixed pickling spices

Directions:
Directions:
1. Soak clean cucumbers in water and lime mixture in crockery or enamel ware for 12 hours or overnight. Do not use aluminum ware.
2. Wash three times in clean water and soak in fresh ice water for 3 hours
3. Combine remaining ingredients and bring to a low boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Add cucumbers and soak 5-6 hours or overnight.
4. Boil pickles in soaking liquid for 35 minutes. Fill sterilized quart jars with cucumber slices and pour syrup over cucumbers, leaving 1/2 inch head space. Cap each jar when filled.
5. Process 5 minutes in boiling water bath. Bailing water should cover jars by 1 inch. Start processing time count when filled jars are placed in rolling boiling water. Cover with tight fitting lid. Should be left on high heat during processing.
6. Label, store in dry, dark, cool place.

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From Finley anniversary cookbook.

 

 

 

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