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                               SWEET PICKLES
 
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 Serving Size  : 20   Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       lb           Pickling Cucumbers
                         -----COLD BRINE-----
    4       c            Water
      1/2   c            Salt
      1/2   c            Vinegar
                         -----HOT SYRUP-----
    2       c            Sugar
    2       c            Vinegar
    1       c            Water
    8                    All Spice Balls
    6                    Cloves
    1                    Stick Cinnamon
 
   Wash cucumbers and put in jars whole.  Cover with cold
   brine and store until ready to use.  When ready, drain
   pickles and cut into pieces.  Cover with boiling water
   and 1/4 t alum, let stand until cool.  Drain.  Put
   pickle spices in a cloth bag and boil in syrup
   mixture.  Pour hot syrup on pickles and let stand in
   open jars for 2 days.  Drain syrup into a pan and heat
   with spices and add 2 more cups sugar.  Bring to a
   boil.  Put pickles into clean jars, pour syrup over
   and seal.  Pickles are ready to eat when cool.
  
 
 
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