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Alum powder is a crystalline powder that is most commonly used in pickling; it keeps pickles firm and crispy.
Alum powder is often used to firm and crispen pickles by letting them soak in a sealed brine solution of water, vinegar, salt, spices, and alum powder for several weeks. Cucumbers should be pickled at the peak of freshness because they will become soft after a few days. Use up to 1/4 teaspoon of alum per pint of solution.
Alum's tissue-shrinking properties gave it a starring role in multiple episodes of the cartoon Looney Tunes in which alum was shown to comically shrink the characters' heads and pucker up lips.
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Tom, Albuquerque, NM July 19, 2013
“Alum is Alum, but with a great price and happy, fast service, one can't go wrong.”
Elizabethe, Palmyra, NY July 17, 2013
“On time and delicious, also the cheapest price on the net for pickling alum.”
Phil, Morris Plains, NJ July 2, 2013
“Yes, I'm nuts over Nuts.com. I got my delivery so fast it was like they were next door! I am now a life time customer, Thank God the internet came through with a superior local supplier.”
Beverly, Bristol, Vermont July 2, 2013
“I am so amazed how fast my order came ,, ordered on a Friday and it came the very next day,, can't wait to start the project with the kiddos,, I def will be ordering again ,, p.s thanks so much for the free sample ,, ”
Tanja, Luverne, Al June 28, 2013
“Just received my dill seed and alum!! Very pleased!!! Thanks so much and the chili lemon pistachios that you sent EXTRA were de-lish!!!!!”
Rosa, Chattanooga, TN May 24, 2013
“Great product! Great Service!”
Rufus, Orlando, Florida April 16, 2013
“Are you NUTS?? I LOVE IT!! Yes, I received my order and I'm extremely happy with both the price and the speed in shipping. Most of all, I like the attitude of your company in dealing with people. Many Thanks, Rufus P.”
Rob, Honolulu, Hawaii March 27, 2013
“Unbelievably fast shipping to Hawaii. I ordered on monday and received it on wednesday, that is unheard of! My order arrived just as stated. I will definitely be ordering again soon.”
Libby, Centreville, VA March 20, 2013
“Could not believe how quickly the order arrived! Cannot wait to make "geo" Easter eggs with my grandsons using the Alum that I ordered.”
Jeffrey, Bellevue, NE March 14, 2013
“Quick shipping after ordering on a weekend (just 4 days to ship). The organic lemon drops are delicious and our pickling efforts will benefit from the alum. Now to pick some salted nuts and some sweets.”
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Kristina, Freeman, MO March 27, 2014
“Great price for alum. Received package before estimated arrival date. Cool packaging! Maybe I will have to come back and purchase some more in the future.”
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. We do not recommend refrigeration or freezing.
Country of Origin: United States
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