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3 Day Lime Pickles
7 lbs cucumbers: slice & put into large jar & cover with solution.
2 cups slack lime
2 gals hot water
Soak in this mixture 24 hr.
Rinse 3 times
Cover with cold water, let set 3 hr.
Drain & cover with this mixture:
2 qt vinegar
1 tea celery seeds
1 tbs salt
1 tbs mixed pickling spice
1 tea whole clove
8 cups sugar.
Let stand over nite. Next morning simmer about 35 min. in same mixture & seal.
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