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14 Day Pickles
Contributed by: Phyllis Spears
Ingredients:
  • 2 gallons cucumbers, sliced
  • 1 gallon water
  • 1 pint salt
  • 2 TBS alum
  • 2 quarts brown vinegar
  • 8 pints sugar
  • 2 TBS pickling spices
Salt water and bring to a boil. Pour over cucumbers and let stand for seven days. Drain and rinse well.
Cover with boiling water and add alum. Let stand for 24 hours. Rinse well.
For the next four days, bring sugar, vinegar and spices (in a bag or loose in vinegar) to a boil and pour over cucumbers. Drain each day and reboil.
On the fourth day, pack in jars and seal.
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)

 
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