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Serving Size : 16 Preparation Time :0:00
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  4 lb Cucumbers, Sliced
  1 c Salt
  1 ga Ater
  1 t Alum
  1 tb Powdered Ginger
  2 c Water
  6 c Sugar
  1 qt Vinegar
  1 tb Cinnamon Sticks, Broken
  1 tb Whole Celery Seed
  1 tb Whole All Spice
  1 tb Whole Cloves

Place the washed and sliced cucumbers in a brine made of the salt and gallon of water. Let stand in the brine for 8 days. Drain. Boil cucumbers in enough water to cover the cucumbers and the alum. Drain again. Mix the 2 cups of water, sugar and vinegar. Place broken cinnamon sticks, all spice, cloves and celery seed in a cloth sack. Place sack in vinegar mixture. Bring to a boil with occasional stirring. Drop in cucumbers and boil until clea, transparent and tender. Pack into hot quart jars. Fill jars to top with syrup and seal.

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