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Old Fashion Icicle Pickles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lindell, Kathern
Added: Friday, October 20, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cucumbers
Ice water
1 qt. white vinegar
2 cups sugar
2 tsp salt
6 small onions peeled
1 Tbs mixed pickling spices

Directions:
Directions:
1. Wash cucumbers (Do not pare). Cut lengthwise into 6-8 strips depending on the size of the cucumber. Place in a shallow baking dish. Add enough ice water to cover cucumber strips. Let stand for 3 hours.
2. Sterilize jars; leave in hot water until ready to fill.
3. In a medium saucepan, combine vinegar with sugar and salt. Cook over moderate heat stirring, until sugar is dissolved and mixture boils.
4. Drain cucumbers. Pack into sterilized jar with one onion in each jar and 1/4 teaspoon pickling spice. Ladle boiling vinegar mixture over cucumbers to within 1/2" of top, but covering cucumbers. Cap at once as manufacture directs. Complete one jar at a time.

 

 

 

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