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Wilted Cucumbers (VRP 004)

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Wilted Cucumbers

Wilted Cucumbers

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There is a notation that the recipe is from Goldie and Mother DePue.


  • Not to can – table use only = “salad”
  • 1 1/2 pounds = 4 – 6 servings
  • Can add very thinly sliced Bermuda onions and/or 2 tablespoons or 1 tablespoon fresh chopped dill
  • Or, snip parsley with scissors and scatter over cukes, cool looking garnish

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Wilted Cucumbers

Wilted Cucumbers


  • 2 large or 3 cups thinly sliced cucumbers
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • Shake of Pepper


  1. Pare, score, and slice cucumbers
  2. Layer with salt
  3. Let stand 1/2 hour (or at least 10 minutes)
  4. Rinse in cold water
  5. Pour over slices a mixture of the water, sugar, vinegar, and pepper
  6. Chill 1 - 2 hours or overnight

Wilted Cucumbers

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Alesia Geiser Silllaman

Sunday 23rd of June 2019

My Aunt also added sliced onions and the water was boiling hot

Alesia Sillaman

Friday 21st of June 2019

My Aunt also added onion to the cucumbers and salt

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