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Ice Water Pickles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joyce McDuffie
Added: Wednesday, May 28, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 lb med. cucumbers
Ice water
36 pickling onions
6 celery pieces
6 tsp mustard seed
3 qt. white vinegar
1 c salt
3 c sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Wash cucumbers and cut each into 4 to 8 pieces according to size of cucumbers. Soak in ice water for 3 hours. Drain. Pack into sterilized jars. Add 6 pickling onions, 1 piece of celery and 1 tsp mustard seed to each jar. Mix vinegar, salt and sugar together in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Pour over cucumbers to within inch of top of jar. Put lids in jars and process in boiling water bath for 9 to 10 minutes.

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Number Of Servings:
Yield: 6 quarts.

 

 

 

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