Sweet pickle Chips

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When you have so many cucumbers that everyone who comes to your door is told they must take some cucumbers you know it's time to make pickles





 wash a bunch of cucumbers

cut into 1/4-inch slices
For the Brining solution throw in vinegar, salt, mustard seeds and sugar 
In a large stock pot, mix cucumbers with all ingredients of brining solution.
 in another bowl for the canning syrup throw in white vinegar and sugar
Pickling spices
Quick, go check if the cucumbers changed color from bright to dull green
Drain cucumber slices
pack, while still hot, into canning jars
Cover with hot syrup
Process filled jars in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes
 And now you can give away pickles instead of cucumbers!

Sweet Pickle Chips
4 pounds pickling cucumbers (3-4 inches
long), cut into 1/4-inch slices
Brining solution:
I quart distilled white vinegar
3 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoon mustard seeds
1/2 cup sugar
Canning syrup:
I 1/3 cups distilled white vinegar
3 cups sugar
1 tablespoon whole allspice
2 1/2 teaspoons celery seeds

In a large stock pot, mix cucumbers with
all ingredients of brining solution. Cover
and simmer until cucumbers change color
from bright to dull green (about 7 minutes).
Meanwhile, heat canning syrup
ingredients to a boil. Drain cucumber
slices and pack, while still hot, into pint
canning jars. Cover with hot syrup. leaving
1/2-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles,
wipe rims and adjust lid s. Process
filled jars in a boiling water bath for 10
minutes. Yield : 5 pints.

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