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                          SEVEN-DAY SWEET PICKLES
 
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 Serving Size  : 7    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    7       lb           Medium-sized cucumbers
                         -(about 3 long)
                         Boiling water
    1       qt           Apple cider vinegar
    8       c            Granulated sugar
    2       tb           Salt
    2       tb           Mixed pickling spices
 
   Scrub the cucumbers; put them in a large dishpan or
   crock and cover them with boiling water. Let stand for
   24 hours. On day 2 drain them, then cover them again
   with fresh boiling water. Repeat process on day 3 and
     4. On day 5 drain the pickles, then cut them into
   1/4 slices. Combine the vinegar, sugar and seasonings
   and bring to a boil. Pour over the sliced pickles.
    On day 6 drain the syrup into a saucepan, bring to a
   boil and pour over the pickles once again. Repeat the
   process on day 7, then spoon the pickles and syrup
   into hot steralized jars and seal. Makes about 7
   pints. Source: The Best Of Amish Cooking by Phyllis
   Pellman
   
      Michael Hatala, Prodigy Food & Wine Board
  
 
 
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