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Question about Linda Lou's Sweet pickle chunks

Posted by oletimer (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 31, 12 at 8:33

My question is do you not add any water to the syrup mixture
most of the recipes I have read for the 9 day sweet pickles included water with the vinegar and sugar.
1 pint vinegar
1 quart water
4 cups sugar
1 oz. celery seed, all spice, cinnamon
Would the above syrup be safe to use?
Thank you

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RE: Question about Linda Lou's Sweet pickle chunks

Sorry I forgot to ask it you can add a couple drops of green food coloring to the syrup before you can them, Thank you

RE: Question about Linda Lou's Sweet pickle chunks

No, you don't add water. Mine are sweet, good spices, crunchy. Just plain good.
Yes, you can add food coloring.

The other recipe has more water than vinegar. You always have to have at least 1/2 of the brine to be 5 % acidity to water ratio.
So, no, that is not a safe recipe.

RE: Question about Linda Lou's Sweet pickle chunks

Thank you Linda Lou for answering my questions, I am on the second day of heating the syrup they will soon be ready to can.

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