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Walnut Pickle

  • Walnuts
  • Brine
  • Vinegar
  • Cinnamon
  • Mace
  • Cloves
  • 2 lbs sugar
  • 1 gallon vinegar
The walnuts must be quite green and tender. Soak them in fresh water and then rub off with a coarse towel.

Put the walnuts in brine for a week and then soaked in clear water for several hours.

Boil the walnuts in weak vinegar for a little while. You can weaken the vinegar by adding 2 quarts of water to each quart of vinegar.

Put the walnuts in strong vinegar, a portion of which must be boiled and poured over them for 4 successive mornings.

Season with cinnamon, mace, cloves and add 2 lbs sugar to 1 gallon vinegar or in proportion to the quantity of pickle.
Submitted by Tess M Jan 1, 2010
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