I am looking for a recipe for "Stickles". These are pickles made from the yellow rind of very large cucumbers. The brine has a very nasty odor when cooking, but the pickles are very delicious and very sweet. Thank you to anyone who can help me.
By Vikki from Tucson, AZ
Hope this helps.
5 lbs. large and whitened overgrown regular slicing cucumbers
1/2 c pickling lime
3 3/4 cup sugar
2 1/4 t celery seed
3 c white vinegar
2 1/4 t canning salt
Peel and seed cucumbers. Cut into 2"- 3" sticks. Mix lime with 2 quarts of water, add the cucumber sticks and soak overnight. Rinse and drain 3 times in cold water. Soak in fresh cold water 3 - 4 hours. Drain. Combine remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Add cucumber sticks and let stand overnight. Simmer, covered, 30 minutes until cucumbers and clear. Stir frequently. Pack into hot jars, seal and process for 10 minutes in a boiling water bath.
Makes 4 pints
This isn't quite the same one, but close. Thank you.
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