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                            Midget Sweet Pickles
 
 Recipe By     : Laura M. Cain of Dallas
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cucumber Pickles
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      gallons       cucumbers -- washed
    2      cups          salt
    1      tablespoon    powdered alum
    5      pints         vinegar
                         Sugar
      1/2  ounce         celery seed
    1      ounce         cinnamon sticks
 
  Put cucumbers into clean stone jar.
 
  Dissolve sat in 1 gallon boiling water; pour while very hot over cucumbers.
 
  Cover and weigh down, being sure cucumbers are covered.  Let stand 8 days.
 
  On 9th day, drain and pour 1 gallon boiling water mixed with alum over.
 
  On the 10th day, drain again and add 1 gallon boiling water.
 
  On the 11th day, combine vinegar, 6 cups sugar, celery seed and cinnamon
 sticks; pour boiling hot over drained pickles.
 
  For the next 3 days, drain off and reheat the vinegar mixture, add 1 cup
 sugar each morning.
 
  With the 3rd heating, pack into jars that have been sterilized.  Pour boiling
 liquid over pickles and seal at once.
 
 Laura M. Cain of Dallas,  Dallas Times Herald, April 1, 1976
 
 
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