I researched other recipes for cucumber jelly, and it's not very popular. Maybe it's a maritime dish? The recipes that I did find say to serve it with smoked salmon and cream cheese. So guess what I'm serving at my next get together.
It is still setting as I write this, so I haven't tasted it, but it looks and smells so good. I'll share the recipe with you in case you have a few big cukes you want to use.
Cucumber Jelly - Yield 7 - 8oz jam jars.
- 3 - 4 big cukes, shredded and ground up with peel on. Strain through cheese cloth or sieve. Don't push too much, or the juice will be cloudy.
- 2.5 cups of strained cucumber juice (from the step above)
- 7 cups of sugar
- 1 cup of white vinegar
- 2 pouches of Certo Pectin