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Sweet Pickles

Sweet Pickles


  • 75 cucumbers
  • 2 cups salt
  • 1 gallon boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon alum


  1. Select and wash about 75 cucumbers 3 or 4 inches long and cut them into chunks or slices about 3/4 of an inch thick
  2. This should make about two gallons after cutting
  3. Place in a stone jar and pour over them 2 cupfuls of salt and 1 gallon of boiling water
  4. Let stand one week, skimming every day, if necessary
  5. On the eighth day drain well, and pour over them one gallon of boiling water
  6. Let stand 24 hours
  7. On the ninth day drain again and pour over them 1 gallon boiling water and 1 tablespoonful of powdered alum
  8. Let stand 24 hours
  9. On the tenth day, drain and pour over them 1 gallon of boiling water and let stand 24 hours
  10. On the eleventh day, drain and ___ into a clean jar or preserving kettle
  11. ____ pour oven them boiling hot the following ____

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