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Cucumber Pickles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kay Johns
Added: Sunday, September 17, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
7 pounds cucumbers sliced into 1 to 1 1/2 " pieces
2 C. lime mixed with water to cover
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2 quarts vinegar
5 pounds sugar
1 tsp. celery seed
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp; mixed spices
1 tbsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Stir lime , water and cucumbers well - cover and let set 24 hours. Stir occasionally. Drain outside.
Cover with cold water for 3 hours.
Drain.
Mix together the vinegar, sugar, celery seeds, cloves, mixed spices and salt. Pour over the drained cucumbers and let set over night. Pour off the vinegar mixture and put in a large kettle to heat. Put cucumbers in the vinegar mixture after it has heated and heat all together for 30 - to 35 minutes. Pack into jars and seal. It is recommended that filled jars be put in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My mother-in-law, Victoria Johns gave me this recipe for lime pickles. The process is rather long, but the results are well worth the effort. The pickles are sweet and tangy, and really crisp.

 

 

 

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