Ingredients

How to make it

  • Combine salt and water, add cucumbers and let stand in brine for 2 days.
  • Drain and sprinkle alum over cucumbers and cover with boiling water.
  • Let cool and drain.
  • Make syrup of sugar, vinegar and spices in a cloth bag, bring to a boil and pour over cucumbers.
  • Let stand overnight.
  • The next day, drain syrup and spice bag back into kettle, bring to a boil again and pour back over cucumbers.
  • Let stand overnight.
  • The next day, pack cucumbers into jars, heat the syrup and add green food coloring, pour over cucumbers and seal jars.
  • NOTES : Makes better pickles if medium cucumbers are cubed and used, rather than great big ones.

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  • sing2all 2 years ago
    Can I seal/can in hot water bath?
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    you're on a roll...^5
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