Sweet Cucumber Pickles Recipe

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Sweet Cucumber Pickles

Claudia McClaran

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@cjmcclaran

Many years ago, someone in the family collected recipes from descendants of my great grandparents, William M. and Florence E. (Snodgrass) Whaley and had them compiled into a cookbook. I am posting those recipes here so that they will not be lost. This recipe was submitted by Lawanda Patterson.


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Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 qt
cucumbers
2 c
vinegar
3 Tbsp
salt
1 Tbsp
mustard seed
3 c
vinegar
5 c
sugar
2 1/4 tsp
celery seed
1 tsp
whole allspice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slice unpeeled cucumbers and simmer about 10 minutes with 2 cups vinegar, 3 tablespoons salt and 1 tablespoon mustard seed. Drain off liquid.
2
Meanwhile, boil 3 cups vinegar, 5 cups sugar, celery seed and allspice until sugar dissolves.
3
Put drained cucumbers and mustard seed in sterilized jars.
4
Pour boiling syrup over cucumbers to cover.
5
Makes about 4 to 5 pints and will keep for months in the cabinet.
6
Lawanda noted that this recipe came from Hawaii.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American