© 2020 Cathy Barrow. A truly piquant pickle that will satisfy those of us who have a loose sweet tooth. Step 2, Allow to stand for 24 hours, then repeat this process daily using fresh boiling water until the fifth day. Luvey worked for my Grandmother Mary from the time I can remember. I still have this snack today but it isn't the same without her pickles. Cover with cloth. After second bath, water cloudy and pickles felt slimy. I didn’t realize these pickles were a recipe of Luvey’s. 1st Day - Wash, cut cucumbers and pour boiling water over them. Step 4, Third night: cover with boiling water only. Thank goodness for NPR or I might not have found this. after the water cools down??? Step 3, On morning number 5, slice cucumbers into 1/4 inch thick rings. I have my Grandmothers pickle recipe which must be around 65 years old and I notice the same recipe is posted by you. Luvey came to the house three days a week. Let stand 24 hours. Cathy these pickle chips are Greeeeaaaat…ty again for your help. Can these pickles be canned in a hot water bath. Cranberries & beyond – remember to add these other little condiments to your Thanksgiving table. Schedule your weekly meals and get auto-generated shopping lists. I love the image of you making pickles in a large flower vase! I wesnt to the farmers market and got 5 lbs. I'm glad you like the pickles. Put in jars. Apr 6, 2018 - Explore (435) 559-2740's board "7 day sweet pickles" on Pinterest. I would like to make this with only 5 pounds of pickles. Magic. Cover with cloth. Getting ready for houseguests and Thanksgiving. 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. My mother gave me the recipe when my grandmother passed and it was in her own handwriting, which makes it extra special to me. Is this recipe like that? They are fantastic! Do not rinse. Thank you for sharing. Day Five, Six and Seven: Allow the pickles to cure, covered, in a cool spot. Carefully place the filled jars onto a rack in the canner containing hot water. Pour over chips and weight down. But get them good and cold first – they’re best that way. Required fields are marked *. The most heavenly, crisp, sweet and tangy pickle chip you could ask for. Only drain the liquid off the chips, Hi Wendy. I tossed together the sliced cukes, onions, and peppers and sprinkled with pickling salt. I love my bread and butter chips to be super thin and crunchy, but I haven’t really found the best way to cut them. Cover with cloth. I think processing would cook the pickles, changing the consistency. Cannot wait….will let you know end results. 3-Day Pickles Recipe. Day One:Slice cucumbers – do not peel – into 1/4″ slices. http://www.pickyourown.org/picklesFAQs.htm. Added this to my "Calling all Gardeners" group. Pour 1/2 gallon plain boiling water over. 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. Divide the chips into your jars and scrape the sugar left over into the jars. Heat 1/2gallon vinegar and pour over. And an easy apricot tart. If your pot is not tall enough to have the jars upright, consider using smaller jars, or look around for a great big pot that will serve for all your canning. Thanks for sharing your recipe! 2nd Day - Drain. Alum – a natural product that crisps the pickle – in many grocery store spice racks. DAY 9: Drain and rinse cucumbers.... the vinegar with 5 cups of sugar and the... bath for 15 minutes. I think I will also put half again the pickle crisp when I pour in the vinegar solution because I will have drained out most of the pickle crisp. These are some of the best sweet pickles I have ever eaten! Cover with cloth. Every time I saw her we had a snack of saltine crackers topped with deli american cheese and her sweet pickles. Hi there I am making this and am just about ready to pack into jars, but really struggle with not water processing them. Just want to check that when you say "drain," I don't also rinse? Cover and allow the jars to sit for a couple of days before tasting. Drop in. You can get anything on Amazon.com. Walmart carries them in their larger stores for $9.97 and you can get them on Walmart’s web site. slow cooker challenge. Let stand 24 hours. Anchor Hocking makes a two gallon glass jar with glass lid for $9.99. of cucumbers, which produces 6 or 7 pints of pickles. Give them to all your pickle-loving-friends. Can I use an enamel pot instead of a crock? Day Two:Drain the cucumbers and then cover with a brine of 1-1/2 c salt dissolved in 4 quarts of boiling water. I like having a lid, but you can always use plastic wrap and a rubber band. Use a food processor and the slicing blade or a mandoline to make super thin chips. I'm going to try this next summer, but I have two questions. I remembered their tang and snap, and made two batches last summer. These are pictures of last year’s pickles. 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. There are various inexpensive at house microdermabrasion kits that can easily fit inside your skin care price range. Running the jars through a hot dishwasher is suitable sterilizing. Under no circumstances can jars be processed lying on their side. I really did mean drain, yes, not rinse. You can waterbath the pickles for five minutes if you want. And reheated coffee. Yes, you can put them in the fridge, but the cloudy water & feel will change after the alum bath. 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? You can contact the sales team for more info. This size holds 10 lbs. Drop in. 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. The sugar will draw out pickle juice and makes a syrup. Dump 4 cups of sugar over the pickle chips and toss well, coating all the slices. I wish I had more of Luvey's recipes! We'll have pickles when I get back! The directions on pickle-crisp say to add it to the bottom of the canning jars when you add your vinegar solution. But these are crazy good pickles. 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 ? Wash 7 pounds cucumbers (small); cut in 1/2 inch slices. 5th Day - Drain pickles, pack … 1st day- Wash 1 gallon cucumbers well and place in large jar. All of these were from agricultural and technical universities saying alum does not create crispness, that lime does but requires multiple rinses. Cover with cloth. I bought the pickle-crisp after reading articles online. Yay! is a huge risk with these types of recipes. This is a pickle like nothing else you’ve ever tasted. I adored these pickles. Put 1/2 box pickling spice in a bag or cheesecloth and tie shut. Can I put them in the frig. Three-Day Sweet Pickles recipe by Judy McRoy, is from Clark Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. As I waited the required hour for the salt to work its magic, I thought about my grandfather’s garden. 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? Bring the mixture to a boil, and then carefully pour over the cut cucumbers. Anchor Hocking makes a two gallon glass jar with a glass lid. P.M.: Drain syrup into pan; add 2 cups sugar and 2 cups vinegar heat and pour over pickles. Can I put them in a water bath to seal the lids. This classic recipe came from a Better Homes and Gardens reader in 1952. My next batch, which I started yesterday, were all younger and smaller and fewer of them had seeds. Start browsing till you find something. I soaked in boiling water and boiling salt water and tonight am going to make the vinegar. We'll do the rest. so confusing!) It’s really entirely up to you. This is a recipe for sweet pickles that my mom made when she was alive. Or potato salad. Long live Luvey’s pickles. I’m giving you the process for 10 lbs. I’ve made these pickles in large flower vases. The BWB method would cook the pickle, which would change the consistency. I know. Hi Ricky Enough liquid remains once they’re drained, plus, when you add the sugar, the moist pickles make a syrup almost immediately. Including Alum and Galangal! A large crock or glass jar. You can find it on their web site listed in their SPECIALS section. Did you really mean 3 cloves OR is is supposed to be 3 tsp. This will sit for 24-hours. This Sweet Pickles recipe could not be simpler. Let stand 24 hours. I just started this process…can I use a gallon glass jar for this process as I don’t have a crock? Mix 2 cups of vinegar to 1 cup water. What is galagel? Cover with cloth. Place the slices in the crock and cover with 4 quarts of boiling water. These pickles don't needs to be processed – there is sufficient vinegar and sugar to make them shelf stable. I think I spelled it right. Cathy, can i use a large food grade plastic bucket to process pickles? I thought it was lost forever but we finally found it!!!!!! 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. Step 1, Wash enough cucumbers to tightly pack a gallon jar. We have been devouring the first batch, and my girlfriend says they are just like her deceased momma’s, and that was my goal. Let stand for 24 more hours. I've only ever made these in glass, not enamel. From http://www.pickyourown.org/picklesFAQs.htm. You can get them in large Walmart stores for $9.97 or Walmart online. Step 5, Fourth night: use pickling spice tied in cloth … Slice cucumbers and alternate layers with 2 1/2 lbs sugar. When making them if you dropped one they would shatter like glass. I’m on the Alum day so am unsure what to do. (Handful salt to gallon pickles.) If I cut them into the right size would regular cucumbers work okay for this recipe? The recipe looks great – hope I can find alum…. 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!) I have tuned them several times over the last 24 hours. 4th day- Drain. I came upon this recipe just trolling the net. Perfect chopped in tuna or egg salad. It will make things a lot more easier for you. I like to use old fashioned glass canning jars for this pickle. I bought a large glass crock at World Market. i feel good about lamb neck. I prefer galangal for it's vague floral undertone. Amazon | Barnes & Noble | 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? Day 1-3 - Soak pickles in water and salt for 3 days. Efficient microdermabrasion treatment options. Listed in their SPECIALS section. I looked at world market… Is it the Large Kitchen Glass Jar with metal lid?…cost is 15.00?? Please post your results. 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. Adjust the quantity you make depending on the size of your pantry. I have so many regular cucumbers from a friends farm. Or remoulade. I hope you like them. Since I’m skipping the lime, I’m adding the pickle crisp to the vinegar and spices. 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. Heat to boiling and pour over pickles. Water too? Entertaining with the help of my preserving larder. I’m pretty sure you’ll need more than a gallon for the entire recipe. She sat down and had lunch with Mary every day she worked. I don’t know why but sometimes when I make them they wrinkle up like the meat of them shrinks or something. Dissolve 1 pint salt, 1 gallon cold water. 2nd day- Drain. Hi David – Remember to cut a bit off each end of the cucumber (who knows which is the blossom end? 3rd day- Drain. 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. This recipe came from my grandmother. 101+ Canning Recipes for Food Storage | Mom With a Prep Blog - Helping Prepare Families, 101+ Canning Recipes for Food Storage | Mom with a Prep. Kinda figured that…the 8th day is this friday….so can eat on sunday after 2 days of turning jars,? You can halve the recipe and fit it in a gallon jar. Pickling Spice(if you want to make your own)1 tsp galangal1 T allspice3 cloves2 tsp coriander seed1 bay leaf1 tsp red pepper flakes2 T mustard seed2″ cinnamon stickCombine well. If you don't have it, use ground ginger. 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. Or layered in a ham sandwich. Your email address will not be published. cloves or 3 T. cloves? And a giveaway for National Can It Forward Day. Refrigerate and enjoy! 1 55+ Easy Dinner Recipes for Busy Weeknights Everybody understands the stuggle of getting dinner on the table after a long day. Absolutely, as long as it’s food grade, and you can cover it. Cover the canner and bring the water to a boil. Wendy, it's funny, I was just thinking about your pickles yesterday, wondering how they came out. Until I found this recipe on a card in Mary’s recipe stack (I’ve got Bea’s and Jan’s as well, so many cards to get through!) Add the remaining 6 cups of sugar to the syrup and boil for 5 … Turn the jars over every day. Day 8 added the sugar and did a 5 minute hot water bath. So with my altered pickle crisp approach and the younger cukes, I think they’ll all be crisp. 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. Pickle Spices creates harmony and balance to your dishes. My "granny" used to make sweet pickles when I was young. From the looks of the paper she wrote it on it has probably been around a very long time! Step 3, Second night: add alum and cover with boiling water. Any more of her treasures available/. They’re kept in a cool, dark spot – I have no idea if that matters. The first batch were good enough and crisp on the edges, but I think mostly because the sugar had filled up the cells. Pour over ships and let stand 24 hours, then drain. iBooks | IndieBound, Amazon | Barnes & Noble These pickles are the greatest! Bought one today. Hi RIcky, Drain, saving the syrup. I have been looking for a truly flavorful pickle recipe, not sweet, but not just spicy, either. Slice cucumbers and alternate layers with 2 1/2 … So glad I didn't rinse, then! The bigger the better. She loved my Grandmother. Pour over. The cider vinegar is essential for a sweet pickle. Quickles are quick pickled red onions. If no time is given, process the product for at least 10 minutes. If you have any suggestions or have heard about using pickle crisp, please let me know. I’m wondering if sometimes the water is too hot when I pour it over them. Gosh, I’m not sure how to answer this! 5th day- Drain. 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 … Stir daily. Add 1/2 box alum to 1/2 gallon boiling water. Drain. Put 1/2 box pickling spice in a bag or cheesecloth and tie shut. Happy pickling! The liquid is about half way up – if that's OK/safe, I'd be happy to leave it that way as they taste great as is. She cleaned and ironed and polished everything. My favorite pickle recipe is from my grandmother and does not call for a boiling water bath process. Everybody eats them as soon as they are Read. For the second batch, I decided to put on pickle crisp the first day when I poured over the boiling water. They are shelf stable without the waterbath, but I know some people worry. Pickling Spices – My recipe follows, and makes about 1/3 cup. 5. 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. I finished my batch yesterday and placed them in the jars as stated. Start counting processing time as soon as the water begins to boil. Thanks. Delayed gratification. The blossom end of the cucumber harbors an enzyme that contributes to mushy pickles. You must process jars upright and they must be covered by at least one inch of water. Thanks for this great recipe. Bring to boil. You can eat them on Friday! Do you know of a way to make the chips super thin? This sweet pickle recipe was Alan's Mother's recipe. If you're looking for a simple recipe to simplify your weeknight, you've come to the right place--easy dinners are our specialty. Use the Help Forum for that. Make syrup with 3 cups sugar, 3 cups vinegar, turmeric and spices. Sweet Pickle Superb 16 lbs. Cover and let set for 2 or 3 weeks. It’s going to be a few days. Cold, they are absolutely amazing. On the … Once they are ready I have to go ahead and start on the next batch. Put the drained slices in a large (really large) bowl. No idea what to search for? A pot large enough to boil 4-8 quarts of water. Pour alum (1 teaspoon or size of walnut) and boiling water over them. Thanks! 14-DAY SWEET PICKLES Wash and prepare cucumbers as desired for pickles (whole, sliced, etc.). Prick pickles with fork. Once i put the sugar in how long should i wait to put chips in jars? Learn how your comment data is processed. If you have a business development or DMCA inquiry, Click Here. This recipe is on my list!! Step 1, Wash cucumbers and cover with boiling water. I’m sorry I don’t have more photos, but I’m still hunting down pickling cucumbers this year. They had lime and pickle-crisp (calcium chloride). I just want to check that I did it right because the liquid in each jar doesn't cover the top of the pickles…. You might try making it with white vinegar, but I think the pickles won’t have the same mellow tang. Also, if you make kraut or other pickles that a few days of processing, you can also get a great 5 gal pottery kraut crock that has a water seal top and ceramic weights to hold the pickles down in the liquid. Let stand 24 hours. Crush stick and seeds a little. !. Stir daily. Store in a jar for one pickling season. Yes, thank God for NPR. 4th day- Drain. (ack). Yes, they are sweet and tart. Yes. Place cucumbers... stand, stirring daily. Or 3 to 4 quarts. I left it out and can't say that it made a difference. I'm on day five!! So I bought the pickle crisp. A big glass jar is just right – that’s what I’ve used in the past! Remember always store a pickle spice in your spice rack. Day 3 - Drain and rinse pickles. Turned out great. These are GREAT….I am currently making my THIRD Batch. Thanks! A mandolin is very useful. Yum! Day 1: Place the cucumbers into a large (10-quart) jar or pickle crock. Day Eight: Drain the … Leave the pickles in the syrup for 2 days in a 3-gallon crock, or in 3 (1-gallon) jars. Mix 3 cups of sugar, 2 cups of vinegar and ½ tsp allspice. I made a big pot (9 quarts). Process pickled products for the length of time specified in the recipe. It is a treasure to me.. from her kitchen! My first batch of cucumbers were older than I wanted. They are best made with early, small, just-picked, pickling cukes. Praise and thanks to "Luvey". 3rd day- Drain. This recipe looks complex, but it really isn’t. 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. Hello my two questions are can I use regular vinegar in place of Apple cider vinegar for the sweet pickle recipe ? Family cookbooks are an important way to preserve our mealtime traditions for future generations with individual printed recipes or your own professionally printed cookbook. Post a link to another recipe or group by pasting the url into the box where you want it to show up. I was looking to pickle some of them because there is no way I can eat them all fresh before they go bad. I found it at some point somewhere on the interwebs and apologize for not being able to recreate the link and give proper credit. Let stand 5 days. See more ideas about Pickles, Canning recipes, Sweet pickles. thanks again. Add the pickles and boil for 15 minutes. 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. Day Four: Drain the cucumbers and cover with 4 quarts of cider vinegar heated wtih 1/4 c pickling spice. Let stand 24 hours. Extreme mushy = wrinkled up like a dog’s squeaky toy. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Drain and soak in cold water for 2 days. They were amazing. I have pickles!! (These are better when they sit a week or more, so wait a week before saying they are too tart.). 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. Galangal is a ginger-like spice. Pour boiling salt water over them. Try 3-Day Pickles Recipe! I"m so happy you're trying these pickles and can't wait to hear what you think. Heat. – Cathy. Made in USA. She was a tall, charming woman from South Carolina, who went on cruises and saw the world after she semi-retired late in her 70s. I see….let me ask this….on the 8th day is it adviseable to leave some if the vinegar in the crock to mix with the sugar so as to have more juice? They are delicious! I don't do that unless it's less than 1/2 full. Anne. I just finished a trial recipe scaling down to 1.5 lbs of cucumbers and adjusting the rest as best I could. Your email address will not be published. Step 4, In a non-reactive saucepan, boil vinegar, sugar, salt and spices. These look great! A lunch of hard boiled eggs or sardines, mustard, pickles, thin sliced pumpernickle bread, toasted, and a piece of fruit. If the liquid doesn't cover, you can add more sugar to the jar, which will help create more liquid in the jar. Let stand 24 hours. I have one from my mother and grandmother (Candy sweet pickles) that I supply to my clan. All Rights Reserved. Thanks again for clarification. Only 24 hours in the refrigerator, and they're ready for snacking. I also could not find Alum and bought the pickle crisp not knowing if it was a good substitute. If you like a clear brine for your pickles, put it in muslin or cheesecloth! Other stores sell them for $20.00 and more. Thanx for sharing and feel free to come and join us! I can't wait for my pickling cucs to harvest! Day Three:Drain the cucumbers and then cover with an alum mixture, 3 T Alum dissolved in 4 quarts of boiling water. Do I 1/2 the salt, sugar, and everything else? Had some for lunch with egg salad on pumpernickel with pea shoots and tomato. 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. thanks so much. Discover our recipe rated 4.4/5 by 26 members. 3rd Day - Drain. When my grandmother died at 103 or so (can no longer remember exactly as she lied about her age for years,) Luvey was still alive, but failing. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I did throw it out….just was wonderin..,.2 more daysssss Wooohooo. Day Five, Six and Seven:Allow the pickles to cure, covered, in a cool spot. Day Three: Drain the cucumbers and then cover with an alum mixture, 3 T Alum dissolved in 4 quarts of boiling water. Dissolve 2 tablespoons alum and 1 gallon boiling water. more. Good luck. Day Eight:Drain the cucumber slices. Pucker up! Sweet Pickle Recipe was first seen on Grumpy’s Honeybunch as Nanny’s 7 Day Sweet Pickles where I am an […] Caro thompkins June 26, 2019 at 7:27 pm - Reply I have made nanny’s seven day pickles and it is timeto put in jars. You’ll need some equipment to make these pickles. iTunes | Indiebound. The key is the variety of ingredients, not just cutting down on the sugar. No, the pickling spice is used one time only, so throw it out. Take Note We will not respond to member emails. Thanks I am making these but could not find Alum at a big box retail store. Best ice cold. Advertising on Group Recipes is sold by SheKnows.com. Pour over pickles. I used to have a recipe for sweet pickles that was called “Plastic Sweet Pickles”. I don’t want to have to store them all in the frig. I cannot stand the taste of vinegar, how long do these need to sit before the sugar over takes most of the vinegar flavor? Bring to a boil, and simmer for 30 minutes. It’s a vinegary sweet pickle. Step 2, Pack tightly and process as follows: First night: add 1 cup salt and cover with boiling water. Should I add more sugar? Pour 1/2 gallon plain boiling water over. 4th Day - Drain. Thanks…im gonna start the project tonight and will keep you posted on my progress…again ty for this recipe as i am very excited. These are delicious. Or some leftover roast meal reheated and reimagined as a sandwich, again served with pickles and mustard. I could not wait any longer so I opened a jar today to taste and they are very vinegar flavored. iBooks | IndieBound, Amazon | Barnes & Noble They will be surprisingly crisp. Two , my pot is not big enough to cover the jars so I just lay the jars over in the water and process for 15 minutes is that okay ? In a large pot (still on the fifth day), combine the vinegar, sugar, salt, and the wrapped spices. Do I really need to process pickles? Step 5, … Can I process the jars in a boiling water bath for longer/safer storage? I have never pickled before, so please bear with me for a minute. The water should be deep enough to cover the jars by at least 1 inch. I adore the old sweet pickle recipes. Chill well before tasting. It sounds daunting given that it takes 14 days of preparation, but most of that time is spent with the pickles just sit…