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The Polk Pickle Recipe

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Emma Porter Armstrong
Added: Monday, April 20, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 gallon sour jumbo pickles
4 1/2 pounds granulated sugar
1/2 box mixed pickling spices
2 bulbs garlic

Directions:
Directions:
Drain pickles. Remove tip end of each pickle and discard. Slice into 1/2 - 1/2 inch slices. Tie spices in a cheese cloth. Alternate layers of pickle slices and sugar, adding a few peeled cloves of garlic to each layer. Add bag of spices. Use a 2 gallon crock to start pickles and stir each morning for 5 days, then place in a gallon jar. Remove spices and garlic. Refrigerate. Add a few cherries and cocktail onions to make a pretty dish.

 

 

 

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