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Lime Pickles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Beaver

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 gal. water
2 c. hydrated lime (buy at hardware or farm supply)
2 gal. sliced cucumbers
4 qt. sugar
2 qt. vinegar
Handful pickling spices
Green food coloring

Directions:
Directions:
Slice cucumbers in. thick and put in lime water. Let stand for 24 hours. Stir often. Wash off lime and let stand 3 hours in cold water.

Drain the water off of cucumbers. Place them in vinegar, sugared spice mixture and bring to a boil. Add green coloring and let stand overnight. Next morning, simmer 35 minutes and seal in jars.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6 jars
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
3 days
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These pickles stay very crisp and look beautiful in the jars!

 

 

 

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