Hot-Sweet Cucumber Lime Pickles - 3 Day

Recipe by BeachGirl
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READY IN: 3hrs
YIELD: 8-12 pints
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • DAY 1: Soak cucumbers in Soaking Solution of lime and water for 24 hours, making sure all cucumber slices are covered.
  • Place a plate on top and weight it with a heavy, clean object, such as a gallon of water.
  • DAY 2: Remove cucumbers, wash well until water runs clear.
  • Soak in clear water for 3 hours.
  • Drain cucumbers and wash again.
  • Place cucumbers in the Pickling Solution and leave overnight.
  • DAY 3: After soaking cucumbers in the Pickling solution overnight, pour the pickling solution (reserving the cucumbers) into a very large pot.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Add cucumbers and bring to a boil again.
  • Boil 35 minutes.
  • Seal in hot, sterilized, pint or quart canning jars.
  • Let jars cool and dry.
  • Label and store.
  • Chill before serving.
  • HOUSE SPECIALTY APPETIZERS: Serve chilled, drained pickles slices in a small bowl.
  • Surround with bowls of thinly sliced summer sausage, crackers, and thinly sliced cheeses (cheddar, swiss, havarti, etc).
  • To assemble, place summer sausage, pickle slice, and cheese on top of each cracker.
  • Enjoy!
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