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8
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Recipe Name : 16 Day Pickles
Country : United States
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Category : Home > Pickles > All
Chef : Kaykwilts
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INGREDIENTS


# 2 gallons cucumbers
# 1 tablespoon alum
# 1 cup pickling salt
# 10 lbs sugar
# 2 quarts white vinegar
# 3 tablespoons pickling spices
# 2 cinnamon sticks
DIRECTION


# 1 Wash cucumbers.

# 2 Cover with salt water (1 cup pickling salt to 1 gallon water).

# 3 Let stand for a week.

# 4 Keep scum off daily.

# 5 Make sure pickles stay under water.

# 6 Drain and cover with boiling water.

# 7 Leave 24 hours.

# 8 Drain, cut into slices and cover with boiling water again.

# 9 Add 1 large tablespoon of alum.

# 10 Let stand three days.

# 11 Drain.

# 12 Cover with boiling water again.

# 13 Let stand overnight.

# 14 Drain.

# 15 Cover with syrup for four days.

# 16 Syrup: 10 pounds of sugar, 2 quarts white vinegar, 3 tablespoons of Picking spice, a couple of sticks of cinnamon.

# 17 Tie in a cheesecloth bag.

# 18 Drop in sugar mixture and bring to a boil.

# 19 Drain syrup and heat to boiling.

# 20 Pack in hot jars on 4th day.

# 21 Pour syrup over pickles and seal jars.
SOURCE:

http://www.food.com/recipe/16-day-pickles-102832