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Chunk Sweet Pickles
From Sharon

I saw that you were searching for a sweet pickle recipe and thought I would share this chunk sweet pickle recipe from my Great Grand Mother’s  Cookbook, “The Household Searchlight”


Chunk Sweet Pickles

1 Quart Cucumbers
1 1/2 Cups Brown Sugar

1/2 Tablespoon Stick Cinnamon

 Tablespoon Celery Seed
1 Cup Vinegar
1 Cup Water 
1/2 Tablespoon Whole Allspice

1/2 Tablespoon Mustard Seed

Select fresh, crisp cucumbers.   Cover with a brine made by dissolving 2 Tablespoons salt in 1 quart water.   Let stand overnight.  Drain. Wash. Soak overnight in clear water.    Wipe dry.    Cut in chunks.    Cook in weak vinegar until tender.   Pack loosely in sterilized jars.   Cover with a pickling sirup  made  from   remaining   ingredients. From “The   Household Searchlight”


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