Lady Ashburnham Pickles

  • 16  cucumbers (peeled, seeded and chopped)
  • 1/4 Cup  canning salt
  • 1 quart  onion, chopped
  • red peppers, chopped
  • green peppers, chopped
  • 1 pint  vinegar
  • 4 Cups  sugar
  • 1/2 Cup  flour
  • 1 Tablespoon  dry mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon  turmeric
  • 1 Teaspoon  mustard seeds
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  celery seed
Your late garden left with humungous cukes? Try this delicious recipe! This recipe is a must for most Northern Maine and New Brunswich picklers. Taken from a museum article 2007: Lady Ashburnham:She was born Maria Anderson in Fredericton on November 25, 1858, and grew up in a spacious home on Brunswick Street. When the New Brunswick Telephone Company was created in 1888, she became night operator at the Central Exchange. It was her lovely voice and soft laughter that first beguiled Thomas Ashburnham. They married in 1903, and a decade later, after his older brothers had all died, Thomas inherited an English title. Except for a brief sojourn in the Old Country just before the First World War, Lord and Lady Ashburnham lived their days on Brunswick Street, where she loved to entertain. No devotee to domesticity herself, Lady Ashburnham was fortunate in having a sister, Lucy, who made wonderfully tasty mustard pickles. These were regularly served as a special treat at the Ashburnham gatherings and also donated

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Recipe Details

Preparation Time: 
8 hours
Cooking Time: 
45 minutes
Total Time: 
8 hours 45 minutes


Calories per serving:

8,962 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber, Low Fat Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Oil Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 18g 28%
  • Carbs 2,195g 732%
  • Saturated 5g 25%
  • Fiber 90g 361%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 1,830g
  • Monounsaturated 3g
  • Polyunsaturated 5g
  • Protein 98g 197%
  • Sodium 57,226mg 2,384%
  • Calcium 2,048mg 205%
  • Magnesium 1,554mg 388%
  • Potassium 17,922mg 512%
  • Iron 45mg 249%
  • Zinc 25mg 167%
  • Phosphorus 3,088mg 441%
  • Vitamin A 1,316µg 146%
  • Vitamin C 1,329mg 2,215%
  • Thiamin (B1) 4mg 253%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 4mg 257%
  • Niacin (B3) 20mg 98%
  • Vitamin B6 8mg 377%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 1,160µg 290%
  • Vitamin E 13mg 67%
  • Vitamin K 1,645µg 2,056%
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