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Old 04-01-2014, 06:07 AM
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Easy pickles

Makes about 10 quarts.

Slice 7 pounds 0f cucumbers and soak overnight in 2 gallons of water with 2 cups of pickling lime added.Rinse 3 times, and cover with clear water. Soak 3 hours.Drain well and cover with the following vinegar mixture (do not use metal pan)

2 quarts white vinegar
4-1/2 lbs. sugar
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. celery seed
1 tsp. pickling spice
1 tbsp. salt

Soak overnight in a non metal bowl with a towel draped over it. Then pour into a pan and heat; simmer about 35 minutes and can while hot as you do any pickle recipe.
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