Cucumber Lime Pickles

Recipe by Nancy Sneed
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READY IN: 57hrs 35mins
YIELD: 6-8 pints
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak the cucumbers lime and water in enamel or crockery for 24 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • (Do not use Aluminum Ware).
  • Remove from lime water and rinse in 3 cool waters.
  • Soak 3 additional hours in ice and water.
  • Remove carefully to drain.
  • Mix syrup ingredients and stir until dissolved.
  • Pour over the cucumbers.
  • Let set 5 or 6 hours or overnight.
  • Add pickling spices to taste.
  • (Use whole cloves or allspice).
  • Boil mixture for 35 minutes.
  • Fill sterilized jars with cucumber slices and pour syrup over cucumbers leaving 0.125 inch head space.
  • Seal jars.
  • If syrup does not cover cucumbers while boiling, mix partial recipe of syrup and add it.
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