Canning Recipes




Icicle Pickles II
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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3 pounds pickling cucumbers
6 small onions - (to 7) -- peeled, quartered
6 celery pieces - (to 7)
1 tablespoon mustard seed
4 cups white vinegar
2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/4 cup pickling salt
1 cup water

Wash cucumbers, cut lengthwise into eighths. Soak in ice water 3 hours.
Drain, pack into clean jars. Add 1 onion, 1 piece celery and 1/2 teaspoon
mustard seed to each jar.

Combine vinegar and remaining ingredients, heat to boiling. Pour vinegar
solution over cucumbers to within 1/2-inch of top, making sure vinegar
solution covers cucumbers. Cap each jar at once.

Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.

This recipe yields 6 to 7 pints.





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