Sweet Pickles

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 4 qts. tiny cucumbers
  • cups salt to 2 qts. water
  • 1 gallon vinegar
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 4 whole red peppers
  • 2 sticks cinnamon, broken
  • 2 tablespoons allspice, whole
  • 2 tablespoons cloves, heads removed
  • 2 tablespoons mustard seeds
  • ¼ cup horseradish root, diced

Method

Lay cucumbers in the salt water over night and drain. Let vinegar, peppers, sugar and whole spices come to a boil, throw in the pickles, let heat through well, over slow fire. Bottle while hot, lay pieces of the horseradish and some of the mustard seeds on top of each bottle. Cover and seal at once.