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Gherkins Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angie Kroeker
Added: Friday, June 26, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2/3 cups pickling salt
2 quarts boiling water
2 quarts tiny cucumbers
2 tsp alum
3 quarts water
1 cup sugar
2 cups vinegar
1 stick cinnamon
2 tsp mustard seed
1 tsp celery seed

Directions:
Directions:
Mix first three ingredients (read across left to right) and let sit for 24 hours. Rinse well. Mix cucumbers with alum and 3 quarts water and let sit for 2 hours. Rinse very well. Bring to boil sugar, vinegar, cinnamon, and seeds. Put cucumbers into jars and pour in boiling mix. Let stand for 10 minutes. Reheat brine, pour over cucumbers and seal.

 

 

 

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