• St. Phardrus 02

    From Dave Drum@1:3634/12 to All on Thu Nov 28 17:33:00 2019
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    Title: Virginia Chunk Sweet Pickles
    Categories: Squash, Pickles, Preserving
    Yield: 16 Pints

    74 Cucumbers; 4" to 5" long
    2 ga Small (gherkin-sized) cukes

    MMMMM------------------------FIRST BRINE-----------------------------
    2 c Salt
    1 ga Water

    MMMMM------------------------SECOND BRINE-----------------------------
    2 c Salt
    1 tb Powdered alum
    1 ga Water

    6 c Vinegar
    1/3 c Pickling spice
    1 tb Celery seed
    3 c Sugar; divided

    Make brine of 2 cups salt to 1 gallon water. Boil and
    pour boiling water over cucumbers. Let stand 1 week in
    hot weather. Skim daily. Drain and cut into chunks.

    The next 3 mornings make a boiling hot solution of 1 gal.
    water and 1 tablespoon alum and pour over pickles (fresh
    hot bath for 3 mornings). The 4th morning, drain from
    alum water and heat.

    Make mixture of 6 cups vinegar, 5 cups sugar, 1/3 cup
    pickling spice, and 1 tablespoon celery seed; pour over
    pickles. The 5th morning, drain this liquid off and add
    2 cups sugar; heat again to boiling point and pour over
    pickles. The 6th morning, drain liquid off and add 1 cup
    sugar; heat.

    Pack pickles into jars; finish filling jars with liquid
    and seal at once.

    FROM: Uncle Phaedrus, Finder of Lost Recipes

    From: http://hungrybrowser.com

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