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Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe

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This recipe for Bread and Butter Pickles, by , is from The Robert S. Fouts Family and Friends Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sylvia Tyler
Added: Friday, May 8, 2009


7 lb. cucumbers
2 c. Hydrade Lime
7 gal. water
2 qt. vinegar
5 lb. sugar
1 tsp. celery seed
1 tsp. whole cloves
1 tsp. mixed pickling spice
1 T. salt
1/2 tsp. green food coloring

Put lime on cucumbers. Cover with water. Soak 24 hours. Wash off lime. Let stand in clear water 3 hours. Drain well. Mix syrup. Bring to a boil. Add cucumbers and simmer 35 minutes. Put in jars and seal.




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