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Cucumber Relish Recipe

Give this sweet Cucumber Relish recipe a shot the next time you cook hotdogs on the grill.

| March/April 2011

Cindy Tedrow, Batavia, Iowa, is looking for a sweet cucumber relish recipe and/or dill pickle relish.

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Alice Stille, Alhambra, Illinois, sends a sweet pickle Cucumber Relish recipe that sounds pretty darn good. She writes that she gets requests for the recipe all the time. 

Cucumber Relish

1/2 cup salt
8 small white onions
2 seeded peppers
5 cups vinegar
5 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
2 teaspoons mustard seed
1 teaspoon celery seed 

Wash cucumbers and remove seeds. Grind enough to make 1 gallon. Drain, then prepare 1 quart crushed ice. Mix ice and salt with cucumbers. Place in refrigerator for 3 hours, or overnight. Drain.

Grind together onions and peppers.

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