Recipe of the Week
Fresh cucumber delight
Courtesy of
Jackie Clay

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3 qts. sliced cucumbers
1/4 oz. mustard seed
1/2 lb. non-iodized salt
1/2 oz. celery seed
9 pints water
1/2 oz. black pepper
1 lb. brown sugar
1 qt. vinegar


Slice fresh medium-small cukes into thin slices. Place immediately into a solution of 1/2 lb. of salt and 9 pints of water. Let stand overnight. Next morning, drain, pack into jars, and cover with a cold, sweet liquid made up from the remaining ingredients. Seal tightly and store in the refrigerator. This recipe makes 3 qts.

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