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13 Day German Pickles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Annie Hensley
Added: Tuesday, April 11, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 bushel cucumbers
3 qt. vinegar
2 oz. cinnamon (or bark) or 2 oz. pickling spice
10 lb. sugar
Grape leaves
2 oz. powdered alum
2 oz. celery seed
Salt

Directions:
Directions:
Put whole cukes in salt brine that will bear an egg. Leave 6 days. On the 7th day, pour off brine and pour boiling water over cukes. On the 8th day, cut cukes in pieces, add the powdered alum. Cover with grape leaves and pour boiling water over and let stand overnight. On the 9th day, drain and pour boiling water over again. On the 10th day, drain. Take vinegar, celery seed, cinnamon, pickling spice and sugar; boil and pour over cukes. On the 11th day, drain off vinegar, bring to a boil and pour over pickles. On the 12th day, repeat the 11th day steps. On the 13th day pack in jars cold, put hot syrup over and seal. Best sweet pickle ever made!

 

 

 

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