These are some of the best sweet pickles I have ever eaten! I don’t know why but sometimes when I make them they wrinkle up like the meat of them shrinks or something. I received a WONDERFUL 7-day pickle recipe from a dear friend of mine (her mother’s recipe), but the directions as far as sealing/packing weren’t terribly clear. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. My "granny" used to make sweet pickles when I was young. DAY 9: Drain and rinse cucumbers.... the vinegar with 5 cups of sugar and the... bath for 15 minutes. It’s going to be a few days. i was most intregued by the story of the relationship of the two woman and in tribute to carrying on Luvey”s memory as well as being intregued by the process I made my first batch two years ago. Or potato salad. 5th day- Drain. I’m giving you the process for 10 lbs. But these are crazy good pickles. Pour clean boiling water over them. Anchor Hocking makes a two gallon glass jar with glass lid for $9.99. Do I 1/2 the salt, sugar, and everything else? Pour over chips and weight down. Step 2, Allow to stand for 24 hours, then repeat this process daily using fresh boiling water until the fifth day. Add the remaining 6 cups of sugar to the syrup and boil for 5 … Hi there I am making this and am just about ready to pack into jars, but really struggle with not water processing them. Learn how your comment data is processed. Thank you for sharing. (ack). I was looking to pickle some of them because there is no way I can eat them all fresh before they go bad. I"m so happy you're trying these pickles and can't wait to hear what you think. Delayed gratification. Let stand 24 hours. We'll have pickles when I get back! A lunch of hard boiled eggs or sardines, mustard, pickles, thin sliced pumpernickle bread, toasted, and a piece of fruit. Cover with cloth. I adored these pickles. I just finished a trial recipe scaling down to 1.5 lbs of cucumbers and adjusting the rest as best I could. Step 2, Pack tightly and process as follows: First night: add 1 cup salt and cover with boiling water. Start browsing till you find something. Yes. And reheated coffee. Once i put the sugar in how long should i wait to put chips in jars? I also could not find Alum and bought the pickle crisp not knowing if it was a good substitute. Pickle Spices creates harmony and balance to your dishes. Give them to all your pickle-loving-friends. after the water cools down??? The sugar will draw out pickle juice and makes a syrup. Thanks for this great recipe. I finished my batch yesterday and placed them in the jars as stated. Everybody eats them as soon as they are Read. Let stand 24 hours. This recipe looks complex, but it really isn’t. I added vinegar brine last night….i used cheese cloth to hold the 1/4 cup pickling spices in while heating brine….i dont keep the spice bag in the brine with chips do i? Put the drained slices in a large (really large) bowl. Pour 1/2 gallon plain boiling water over. Cathy these pickle chips are Greeeeaaaat…ty again for your help. I love the image of you making pickles in a large flower vase! Do I need to place the pickling spice in cheesecloth or can I use muslin or is it loose in the boiling vinegar? My first batch of cucumbers were older than I wanted. I really did mean drain, yes, not rinse. Step 4, Third night: cover with boiling water only. I hope you like them. Day Eight: Drain the … 1st Day - Wash, cut cucumbers and pour boiling water over them. The blossom end of the cucumber harbors an enzyme that contributes to mushy pickles. Schedule your weekly meals and get auto-generated shopping lists. Processing is necessary for all pickles and relishes to destroy the yeasts, molds and bacteria that may cause the product to spoil and also to inactivate enzymes that could affect color, flavor and texture of the pickled product. 3-Day Pickles Recipe. Cover and let set for 2 or 3 weeks. I still have this snack today but it isn't the same without her pickles. This is a recipe for sweet pickles that my mom made when she was alive. On the pick your own website this is discussed (see below) and every source I can find says botchilism (which will not have visible signs likely and can kill you!) Cranberries & beyond – remember to add these other little condiments to your Thanksgiving table. 3rd day- Drain. Do you know of a way to make the chips super thin? You can get them in large Walmart stores for $9.97 or Walmart online. Cover the canner and bring the water to a boil. Heat 1/2gallon vinegar and pour over. Thanx for sharing and feel free to come and join us! I think processing would cook the pickles, changing the consistency. What is galagel? – Cathy. If no time is given, process the product for at least 10 minutes. of cucumbers, which produces 6 or 7 pints of pickles. Use a food processor and the slicing blade or a mandoline to make super thin chips. I know. I have so many regular cucumbers from a friends farm. Day Three: Drain the cucumbers and then cover with an alum mixture, 3 T Alum dissolved in 4 quarts of boiling water. You can eat them on Friday! Cover with cloth. Hi RIcky, A big glass jar is just right – that’s what I’ve used in the past! Please post your results. Thanks And a giveaway for National Can It Forward Day. If you're looking for a simple recipe to simplify your weeknight, you've come to the right place--easy dinners are our specialty. Or 3 to 4 quarts. Made in USA. You might try making it with white vinegar, but I think the pickles won’t have the same mellow tang. Magic. I wesnt to the farmers market and got 5 lbs. On day one you will combine very cold water with pickling lime, add your sliced cucumbers, and cover. Pour over pickles. I looked at world market… Is it the Large Kitchen Glass Jar with metal lid?…cost is 15.00?? Three-Day Sweet Pickles recipe by Judy McRoy, is from Clark Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. Day 1-3 - Soak pickles in water and salt for 3 days. I usually just let the pickling spice be loose in the vinegar and then it ends up in the jars and all that is just fine with me. If I cut them into the right size would regular cucumbers work okay for this recipe? If I skip this step do I go on to the vinegar day? Yes, you can put them in the fridge, but the cloudy water & feel will change after the alum bath. Pour 1/2 gallon plain boiling water over. Luvey worked for my Grandmother Mary from the time I can remember. Extreme mushy = wrinkled up like a dog’s squeaky toy. Cathy, can i use a large food grade plastic bucket to process pickles? 3rd Day - Drain. These look great! Take Note We will not respond to member emails. After second bath, water cloudy and pickles felt slimy. You can get anything on Amazon.com. Hello my two questions are can I use regular vinegar in place of Apple cider vinegar for the sweet pickle recipe ? I could not wait any longer so I opened a jar today to taste and they are very vinegar flavored. thanks again. It’s a vinegary sweet pickle. Wash 7 pounds cucumbers (small); cut in 1/2 inch slices. Good luck. Day Five, Six and Seven:Allow the pickles to cure, covered, in a cool spot. 1st day- Wash 1 gallon cucumbers well and place in large jar. I like having a lid, but you can always use plastic wrap and a rubber band. Dissolve 1 pint salt, 1 gallon cold water. Cover with cloth. This recipe is on my list!! These are pictures of last year’s pickles. It’s really entirely up to you. Pickling Spices – My recipe follows, and makes about 1/3 cup. So glad I didn't rinse, then! Day Four: Drain the cucumbers and cover with 4 quarts of cider vinegar heated wtih 1/4 c pickling spice. Other stores sell them for $20.00 and more. Post a link to another recipe or group by pasting the url into the box where you want it to show up. Cover with cloth. You’ll need some equipment to make these pickles. Your email address will not be published. more. Try 3-Day Pickles Recipe! It is a treasure to me.. from her kitchen! Turn the jars over every day. Stir daily. She loved my Grandmother. Step 3, On morning number 5, slice cucumbers into 1/4 inch thick rings. I’m pretty sure you’ll need more than a gallon for the entire recipe. The jars are not processed, so you can use any old glass jars of any sort, as long as they have a lid and they have been sterilized. Entertaining with the help of my preserving larder. Drain and soak in cold water for 2 days. And an easy apricot tart. The cider vinegar is essential for a sweet pickle. I have my Grandmothers pickle recipe which must be around 65 years old and I notice the same recipe is posted by you. Step 1, Wash cucumbers and cover with boiling water. Drop in. Alum – a natural product that crisps the pickle – in many grocery store spice racks. Place the slices in the crock and cover with 4 quarts of boiling water. Every time I saw her we had a snack of saltine crackers topped with deli american cheese and her sweet pickles. Is this recipe like that? Dissolve 2 tablespoons alum and 1 gallon boiling water. thanks so much. I am making these but could not find Alum at a big box retail store. I'm on day five!! Drop in. I want to make the recipe as stated as it is very similar to my grandmothers recipe but I am worries about even a 5 or 10 minute water bath since I have read this is a major culprit in non- crisp pickles….. Any thoughts on this ? (These are better when they sit a week or more, so wait a week before saying they are too tart.). Step 4, In a non-reactive saucepan, boil vinegar, sugar, salt and spices. is a huge risk with these types of recipes. Kinda figured that…the 8th day is this friday….so can eat on sunday after 2 days of turning jars,? Add 1/2 box alum to 1/2 gallon boiling water. I have tuned them several times over the last 24 hours. These are GREAT….I am currently making my THIRD Batch. Running the jars through a hot dishwasher is suitable sterilizing. So I bought the pickle crisp. Luvey came to the house three days a week. Oh and I am making 1/2 everything so I just cut everything in Half, except I need three cups of sugar instead of 2 so the sugar didn’t make enough juice when I cut it in half even though I was use 5 pounds instead of 10 pounds and 1/2 of everything else too. Carefully place the filled jars onto a rack in the canner containing hot water. Divide the chips into your jars and scrape the sugar left over into the jars. Day 8 added the sugar and did a 5 minute hot water bath. I have been looking for a truly flavorful pickle recipe, not sweet, but not just spicy, either. I like to use old fashioned glass canning jars for this pickle. I soaked in boiling water and boiling salt water and tonight am going to make the vinegar. These pickles are the greatest! Day One:Slice cucumbers – do not peel – into 1/4″ slices. —-. You can halve the recipe and fit it in a gallon jar. Start counting processing time as soon as the water begins to boil. Cover with cloth. But get them good and cold first – they’re best that way. Crush stick and seeds a little. I just want to check that I did it right because the liquid in each jar doesn't cover the top of the pickles…. Since I’m skipping the lime, I’m adding the pickle crisp to the vinegar and spices. The recipe looks great – hope I can find alum…. If you like a clear brine for your pickles, put it in muslin or cheesecloth! Efficient microdermabrasion treatment options. Put 1/2 box pickling spice in a bag or cheesecloth and tie shut. Thanks again for clarification. Any more of her treasures available/. The water should be deep enough to cover the jars by at least 1 inch. I made a big pot (9 quarts). Slice cucumbers and alternate layers with 2 1/2 lbs sugar. Pour alum (1 teaspoon or size of walnut) and boiling water over them. On the … I also plan to process half or more of this last batch because I want to keep them longer, maybe over a year, and want the extra protection. A pot large enough to boil 4-8 quarts of water. They were amazing. This will sit for 24-hours. Gosh, I’m not sure how to answer this! I’m wondering if sometimes the water is too hot when I pour it over them. Yes, thank God for NPR. Turned out great. Anne. I’m sure I won’t have enough liquid to go into all the jars, so I will add in extra vinegar (her recipe didn’t specify white or cider vinegar so I used white, but I’ll bet cider … Under no circumstances can jars be processed lying on their side. I wish I had more of Luvey's recipes! Thanks. Hi Ricky Enough liquid remains once they’re drained, plus, when you add the sugar, the moist pickles make a syrup almost immediately. Only 24 hours in the refrigerator, and they're ready for snacking. Walmart carries them in their larger stores for $9.97 and you can get them on Walmart’s web site. Just want to check that when you say "drain," I don't also rinse? If you don't have it, use ground ginger. Thank goodness for NPR or I might not have found this. I have pickles!! Let stand 5 days. Long live Luvey’s pickles. 4th Day - Drain. P.M.: Drain syrup into pan; add 2 cups sugar and 2 cups vinegar heat and pour over pickles. They had lime and pickle-crisp (calcium chloride). I did throw it out….just was wonderin..,.2 more daysssss Wooohooo. As I waited the required hour for the salt to work its magic, I thought about my grandfather’s garden. Pour over. She ran the vacuum, did the laundry. I will have just enough time to do the sugar step on the eighth day and then I leave town for a few days and will leave my husband with the job of turning the jars. Remember always store a pickle spice in your spice rack. Yes, they are sweet and tart. Day Three:Drain the cucumbers and then cover with an alum mixture, 3 T Alum dissolved in 4 quarts of boiling water. I'm going to try this next summer, but I have two questions. On the second day you will rinse the cucumbers and mix your sugar, vinegar, hot water, pickling spice and salt and add your rinsed cucumbers and allow this to sit another 24-hours. Thanks for this recipe…my Grandma used to make these abd i lovedddd em growin up but never knew the name of them…one question tho..how long will they be good for in quart jars since no processing involved? I didn’t realize these pickles were a recipe of Luvey’s. No, the pickling spice is used one time only, so throw it out. Discover our recipe rated 4.4/5 by 26 members. Leave the pickles in the syrup for 2 days in a 3-gallon crock, or in 3 (1-gallon) jars. See more ideas about Pickles, Canning recipes, Sweet pickles. Pour 1/2 gallon boiling water and 1 cup salt over. I know there’s no processing, but the pickles hold well for a year in my pantry. It sounds daunting given that it takes 14 days of preparation, but most of that time is spent with the pickles just sit… Can these pickles be canned in a hot water bath. We have been devouring the first batch, and my girlfriend says they are just like her deceased momma’s, and that was my goal. I’m on the Alum day so am unsure what to do. iBooks | IndieBound, Amazon | Barnes & Noble Galangal is a ginger-like spice. 3rd day- Drain. The BWB method would cook the pickle, which would change the consistency. Bought one today. Can I use an enamel pot instead of a crock? Thanks! My next batch, which I started yesterday, were all younger and smaller and fewer of them had seeds. Only drain the liquid off the chips, Hi Wendy. I cannot stand the taste of vinegar, how long do these need to sit before the sugar over takes most of the vinegar flavor? Absolutely, as long as it’s food grade, and you can cover it. A large crock or glass jar. so confusing!) For over 30 years I have had 2 jars of her remaining cucumbers with juice and I have from time to time taken myself back as if a child again to her kitchen. Family cookbooks are an important way to preserve our mealtime traditions for future generations with individual printed recipes or your own professionally printed cookbook. Can I put them in a water bath to seal the lids. Put in jars. On my first batch, I skipped the alum and sprinkled pickle crips granules over the top of all the drained pickles and immediately poured the spiced vinegar over the pickles and stirred gently. Dump 4 cups of sugar over the pickle chips and toss well, coating all the slices. My favorite pickle recipe is from my grandmother and does not call for a boiling water bath process. I've only ever made these in glass, not enamel. © 2020 Cathy Barrow. The bigger the better. Bring to a boil, and simmer for 30 minutes. I think I spelled it right. This recipe came from my grandmother. 14 Day Sweet Pickles: This is a recipe that my mom made when I was a kid, so as I recently bought some canning supplies, I decided I'd give it a try. She cleaned and ironed and polished everything. Amazon | Barnes & Noble | For the second batch, I decided to put on pickle crisp the first day when I poured over the boiling water. Another question…..would they last longer if i did process the jars?…or would that mess up the taste?…,also do they have both a sweet and sour taste? My mother gave me the recipe when my grandmother passed and it was in her own handwriting, which makes it extra special to me. This classic recipe came from a Better Homes and Gardens reader in 1952. Let stand 24 hours. This is a pickle like nothing else you’ve ever tasted. This sweet pickle recipe was Alan's Mother's recipe. 4th day- Drain. Or layered in a ham sandwich. Water too? Cover with cloth. I bought a large glass crock at World Market. The most heavenly, crisp, sweet and tangy pickle chip you could ask for. Apr 6, 2018 - Explore (435) 559-2740's board "7 day sweet pickles" on Pinterest. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Step 3, Second night: add alum and cover with boiling water. If the liquid doesn't cover, you can add more sugar to the jar, which will help create more liquid in the jar. Yay! I remembered their tang and snap, and made two batches last summer. Bring the mixture to a boil, and then carefully pour over the cut cucumbers. Best ice cold. Mix 2 cups of vinegar to 1 cup water. Step 5, Fourth night: use pickling spice tied in cloth … They will be surprisingly crisp. Required fields are marked *. This Sweet Pickles recipe could not be simpler. Bring to boil. Heat to boiling and pour over pickles. I'm glad you like the pickles. 5. Since this recipe doesn’t work the same as most recipes, I think the best thing to do is to add it to the hot vinegar, then pour that over all the pickles. These pickles don't needs to be processed – there is sufficient vinegar and sugar to make them shelf stable. Do I really need to process pickles? slow cooker challenge. Stir the pickling salt and 16 cups of water (or as needed to cover the cucumbers) into a large pot, and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until the salt is dissolved. 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