Monday, September 2, 2013

Lorraine Steffes Fessler Lime Pickles


7 ½ pounds of sliced cucumbers
2 Gallons of water with 2 C lime mix
Add cucumbers to water mixture and soak 24 hours.
Drain and rinse well.  Soak in cold water for 3 hours then drain. Put in large stock pot.

Vinegar mixture:
10 cups sugar
2 qts. Vinegar
3 TBS salt
2 tsp celery seed
2 tsp whole cloves
2 tsp mixed pickling spices
10 cups water
Mix together and pour over the pickles.  Let set for 12 hours. Bring all to a boil and boil for 30 minutes.  Then can them!