Sweet Pickled Ripe Cucumber

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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

  • 1 doz. ripe cucumbers
  • 3 lbs. sugar
  • 1 qt. vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon each cloves, heads removed
  • Stick cinnamon

Method

Peel cucumbers, cut in two lengthwise, scrape out seeds with a silver spoon, salt and let stand over night. Drain and dry cucumbers. Make a syrup of the sugar and vinegar. Add the mustard seed and also the whole cinnamon and cloves tied in a bag. Boil cucumbers in this syrup only a few moments until they are glassy. They must remain crisp. Pack in jars and cover air-tight.