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Slaked Lime Cucumber Pickle

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Ingredients
  Cucumbers 7 Pound, sliced
Slaked lime powder
  Apple vinegar 2 Quart
  Sugar 5 Pound
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pickling spice 2 Ounce (1 Package)
Directions

Cover the cucumbers with the lime and 2 gallons water.
Let soak for 24 hours, then drain.
Cover with fresh water and soak for 4 hours and drain.
Repeat freshwater soaking 4 times.
Combine all the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
Pour the hot vinegar mixture over well-drained cucumbers and let stand overnight.
Remove the cucumbers from liquid, reserving liquid.
Bring the reserved liquid to boil, then add cucumbers and boil for 2 or 3 minutes.
Pack the cucumbers in jars, then cover with hot liquid and seal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
223

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