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Keeping Pickled Cucumbers and Okra Crunchy

How do I keep okra or cucumbers crunchy when pickling them? Thanks to all!

Shonar from Ocoee, TN

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July 30, 20080 found this helpful

Powdered alum. Add 1/4 tsp per 1 qt jar before adding brine.

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July 30, 20080 found this helpful

My Mom and Gramma always put a fresh grape leaf (pint jars, 2 or 3 in a quart) in the middle of the jar of ANY kind of pickle. They never had a soft pickle as long as I can remember!

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October 10, 20080 found this helpful

I soak them in pickling lime for a few hours before brining and canning. Just be sure to rinse 3 or 4 times as recommended on the container.

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October 28, 20080 found this helpful

Always cool, your liquids first. After cooling, process anyway you want.I have never, used hot liquids over anything.

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You would be cooking it, before processing it. Canning or frig.type recipes.

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