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                              7 - Day Pickles
 
 Recipe By     : Key Gourmet CD Rom
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Canning, Preserves, Etc
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  gallon        water
    1      cup           coarse salt
    1      gallon        sliced cucumbers
      1/2  gallon        water
    1      tablespoon    powdered alum
      1/2  gallon        water
    1      tablespoon    powdered ginger
    1      quart         vinegar
    6      cups          sugar
    1      tablespoon    celery seed
    1      teaspoon      ground cloves
    1      teaspoon      powdered cinnamon
 
 Mix 1/2 gallon of water and coarse salt.  Bring to a boil.  Pour over 1 gallon 
 sliced cucumbers.  Put plate on top of cucumbers to keep under solution. Place 
 cloth over container; let stand 4 days.  On 5th day, drain cucumbers, rinse wel
 l and drain again.  Boil 1/2 gallon water with alum added.  Pour over cucumbers
  and let stand 1 day.  On 6th day, drain well.  Boil 1/2 gallon water with ging
 er added; pour over cucumbers.  On 7th day, drain well. Boil 1 quart vinegar, s
 ugar, celery seed, cloves and cinnamon.  Add cucumbers and bring to a boil agai
 n.  Place in sterilized jars and seal.
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