Slippery Jacks Recipe

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Slippery Jacks

Stormy Stewart

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@karlyn255

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Serves:

3 pints

Ingredients

7 large
yellow cucumbers
1 1/2 c
vinegar
cold water
hand full of salt

ONCE IT HAS SIT OVER NIGHT YOU WILL NEED

3 c
vinegar
3 Tbsp
mustard seed
3/4 tsp
turmeric, ground

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel and slice cucumbers or cut into lengthwise pieces, put into a large bowl or kettle, pour a handful of salt on them. Let stand overnight.
In morning, drain in colander, put cucumbers back into kettle, cover with water and vinegar, let come to boil and drain. 3 c. vinegar 3 tsp. mustard seed 3/4 tsp. turmeric

Place the above ingredients in a kettle, let come to a rolling boil, add the drained cucumbers, cover pan, let simmer until cucumbers are glassy, or until you can put a toothpick through easily, watch carefully. When they can be done, they will be nice and tender. Put in jars and seal. Makes 3 pints.
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NOTE: Do not use too much turmeric as it is poison and only used to keep as well as it makes pickles look pretty. A little does not hurt anything, but too much would make pickles taste bitter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy