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Mom's Old Fashioned Lime pickles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grant Smith
Added: Sunday, July 23, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Lime solution

2 cups of lime
2 gallon of cold water
7 lbs of small pickling cucumbers sliced thick

Brine to pickle

7 cups of sugar
1/2 gallon of vinegar
1 Tsp of salt
1 Tsp of ground cloves
1 Tsp of celery seed

Directions:
Directions:
Place sliced pickles in lime solution and let stand for 24 hours. Drain and rinse very well. Cover with fresh clean water and let the pickles sit for an additional 3 hours. Drain and set aside. In a large container mix the above pickling solution and pour over pickles and let stand for 2 hour and place pickles in jars and pour enough juice over them to cover. Adjust lids and place in hot water bath for 2 hours processing.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 pints
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 days
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was a recipe from the old homestead area out south of Otis. I am sure that my Grandmother made these pickles. This recipe came from old Mrs. Rutledge

 

 

 

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