This recipe was written on a sheet of lined paper and found in a large collection, date unknown. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy.

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.

Please read the Safe Canning & Food Preservation section if planning on canning this recipe.

Handwritten Recipe For Lime Pickles

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Published 27 April, 2016 in 4:49 am

What is meant by “Slack Lime”

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