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Cucumber Vinegar

Sliced cucumber with shallots, steeped in vinegar. "a very nice Addition to Salads" (Rundell 1807, Acton 1845, Mrs.B)

Original Receipt in 'A New System Of Domestic Cookery' by 'A Lady' (Mrs. Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell) (Rundell 1807);

Gather the cucumbers when very ripe, slice and lay them on a sieve over a pan in the sun, sprinkle them well with salt. Let them drain till the liquor is all drained out; add an equal quantity of white-wine vinegar, and boil it for a quarter of an hour with a few
white peppercorns; let it stand until cold, and then bottle it.

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