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Pickling Lime Substitute

Pickling lime is occasionally used to give pickles an extra crunch during the pickling process. It’s a type of calcium hydroxide that’s safe to eat. Before canning, most traditional canning recipes recommend soaking freshly sliced cucumbers or other vegetables in pickling lime for 10 to 24 hours. The calcium in pickling lime binds to pectin …

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