Cucumber Relish No. 1

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 2 cucumbers
  • Salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • ½ cup celery, cut fine
  • 1/16 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons horseradish
  • 2 tablespoons onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon mixed spices


Peel and chop 2 large, thin cucumbers, sprinkle with salt and let stand 2 hours in thin bag. Let drain. Add chopped onion and celery. Place in a small jar or wide mouthed bottle. Heat the rest of the ingredients with the vinegar, and spices in a bag, bring to the boiling point, let cool, and pour over the chopped vegetables. Seal.