Lime Pickles

David Henson


I got this recipe from one of those little old ladies (God rest her soul) from a church i used to go to and when i would do handyman work for her she would give me a jar!! and she finaly gave me the recipe one day!!

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7 lb
sliced cucumbers cut in 1/4
2 gal
2 c
pickleing lime
2 qt
cider vinegar
8 c
1 Tbsp
pickle spices
2 Tbsp
salt (not iodidized!!!)
1 Tbsp
celery seed
1 Tbsp
allspice, ground
green food coloring

Directions Step-By-Step

Day one:
Soak the cucumber slices in 2 gallons of water with lime for 24 hours. Then drain and soak in clear water for 3 hrs. next wash thoroughly. drain
Day two:
Heat vinegar, sugar, spices soak pickles in this mixture overnight.
Day three:
Bring pickles and vinegar mix to a hard boil (add a litle green food color) for 35 min. divide into hot jars and seal with flats and rings.
(let sit in jars for a few days before using)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers