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Cucumber Sticks Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Allie Mitchell

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
7 lbs very large cucumbers
2 gallons water
2 cups pickling lime
3 oz powdered alum
2 quarts white vinegar
6 lbs sugar
3 Tablespoons pickling spices
1 Tablespoon salt

Directions:
Directions:
Day One:
Peel, seed, and cut in long strips 7 lbs of very large cucumbers. Soak in 2 gallons of water with 2 cups of lime for 24 hours.
Day Two:
Rinse out lime and soak for 6 hours in 1 1/2 gallons water with 3 oz of alum. Rinse. Then soak 5-6 hours in clean water. Make syrup using 2 qts white vinegar, 2 quarts water, 6 lbs sugar, pickling spices and salt.
Bring to a boil, pour over the sticks and let stand overnight.
Day Three:
Bring all to a boil and cook until cucumbers are clear. (About one hour.) Pack in sterilized jars and seal.

*Our family hoards these pickles!! We love them!!

 

 

 

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