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Old 09-01-2005, 09:45 AM   #1
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Calico Pickles

CALICO PICKLES

4 c Cucumbers, 1 inch slices
2 1/2 c Carrots, 1 inch slices.
2 c Celery, 1 inch slices
2 c Onions, 1 inch cubes
2 c Sweet Red Pepper, 1 inchcubes
1 c Green Pepper, 1 inch cubes
1 md Head of Cauliflower, broken into florets (6 cups)
1 c Salt
4 qt Cold Water
2 c Sugar
1/4 c Mustard Seed
2 tb Celery Seed
2 tb Dried Whole Black peppercorns
1 tb Dried Cilantro
6 1/2 c Vinegar

Combine vegetables in a large bowl. Dissolve salt in
water and pour over vegetables. Soak for 15 to 18
hours in a cool place. Drain. In a large kettle, mix
sugar, spices, and vinegar. Bring to a boil and boil
for 3 to 4 minutes. Add vegetables and simmer 5 to 7
minutes. Pack hot into eight pint jars, leaving 1/4
inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Adjust caps;
process 15 minutes in boiling water bath. Yield: 8
pints.

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Old 09-01-2005, 01:13 PM   #2
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I can just see a pretty jar filled with these.
Thanks for posting.
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Old 09-01-2005, 09:20 PM   #3
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Oh NICE! I love this one. Thanks Constance.
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Old 09-02-2005, 12:41 AM   #4
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These sounds delicious, but I won't even go into the details of the image that this name brings to my mind (lol)
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Old 09-02-2005, 08:50 AM   #5
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Pickled Kitty Cats?
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