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Old 06-08-2009, 07:01 PM   #1
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Pickle juice question

When pickling cucumbers, what makes the juice cloudy? (recipe called for prepared mustard, rather than seed)


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Old 06-08-2009, 08:38 PM   #2
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Could be iodized salt....not sure.

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Old 06-08-2009, 08:38 PM   #3
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Can you post the whole recipe so we can help you troubleshoot?
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Old 06-08-2009, 09:31 PM   #4
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we talked about that in the past it is ..... acid, please fill in the blank people, I do not remember what it's calle din English.
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Old 06-08-2009, 11:47 PM   #5
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Often it is because regular salt is used, which has impurities in it, instead of canning/pickling but seeing the whole recipes and instructions helps greatly.
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