EDDIE AND JANET'S OLD TIME SWEET PICKLES

Eddie Jordan

By
@EDWARDCARL

These pickles are from my mom's cookbook We could always look forward to fresh pickles every year.


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Serves:

Makes 11 pints

Prep:

25 Min

Method:

Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

SOAK SOLUTION:

2 gal
water
3 c
lime

SYRUP:

3 1/2 pt
apple cider vinegar
5 lb
sugar
1 Tbsp
celery seed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak 7 lbs. small freshly picked cucumbers in 2 gallons of ice cold water and 3 cups lime. Soak 24 hours. Stirring every 2 hours.
2
Drain cucumber slices, rinse in cold water and allow to sit for 4 hours, changing water every hour.
3
To make syrup, bring to a boil vinegar, sugar, and celery seed. Pour over cucumbers and let stand overnight.
4
The next day simmer the cucumbers in syrup for 1 hour over very low heat. Put in jars and put the lids on and screw on rings. Process pints for 10 minutes in a boiling water bath
5
Makes about 11 pints. Let sit for a week before opening. 2 weeks is best.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian