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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Chunk Sweet Pickles

Chunk Sweet Pickles

1 Quart Cucumbers
1&1/2 Cups Brown Sugar
1/2 Tablespoon Stick Cinnamon
1 Tablespoon Celery Seed
1 Cup Vinegar
1 Cup Water
1/2 Tablespoon Whole Allspice
1/2 Tablespoon Mustard Seed

Select fresh, crisp cucumbers.   Cover with a brine made by dissolving 2 Tablespoons salt in 1 quart water.   Let stand overnight.  Drain. Wash. Soak overnight in clear water.    Wipe dry.    Cut in chunks.    Cook in weak vinegar until tender.   Pack loosely in sterilized jars.   Cover with a pickling sirup  made  from   remaining   ingredients.
(From “The   Household Searchlight” recipe book)

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