Podcast #155: Sweet Lime Pickles

August 4th, 2017: In today’s show I share our Sweet Lime Pickle Recipe with you as well as some great canning resources:

The Trayer Wilderness Cookbook ~ Homesteading The Traditional Way – Volume 1

The Made-from-Scratch Life: Simple Ways to Create a Natural Home

Fiercely DIY Jam, Jellies and Fruit Butters

Home Canning With Confidence Course

At Home Canning From Beginner To Beyond

The Garden Notebook

Sweet Lime Pickles

7 lbs of pickles – cut 1/4 inch thick, do not peel
Soak 24 hours in 2 gallons of cold water with 2 cups of lime (dissolved)
Drain and rinse well

Soak 3 hours in clear water
Drain well

Put these ingredients over – cold.
Add water to vinegar if too strong.

2 Qts. ACV Vinegar
9 Cups sugar
1 Tsp. Celery seed
1 Tsp. Whole cloves
1 Tsp. Pickling Spice
3 tablespoons salt

Pour over pickles and let stand 24 hours

Simmer – make juice real hot, but not boiling, then time for 30 minutes

Put in jars and seal.

On Page 5 of the USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning Guide 6 Preparing and Canning Fermented Foods and Pickled Vegetables you will find the Low-Temperature Pasteurization Treatment instructions.

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Tammy is a Christian, freelance writer, author, radio show host, web designer, pioneer, homesteader, avid outdoorswoman, huntress, frugally self-sufficient Momma, homeschool teacher and advocate for one amazing young Mountain Boy with autism & aspergers, married to her best friend, her cowboy and Mountain Man of her dreams.
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