I picked a few Cucumbers

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I picked a few Cucumbers

Postby Big Guy » Wed Aug 26, 2009 6:30 pm

Pick some dill



Pick some cukes


assemble all your ingredients


put some dill and garlic in your sterilized jars


pack in the cukes


pour in the boiling brine and seal. There you are 11 and 1/2 gallons of dills


the recipe note I did a 9X batch in the pics.

Dill Pickles

6 Qt. basket dill cucumbers, washed.
Dill weed
Garlic cloves
Pickling salt
Calcium chloride
Grape leaves

2 cups vinegar
10 cups water
3/4 cup salt
1 tsp. calcium chloride
1 tsp Tumeric

Soak the cucumbers in ice water for at least 2 hrs but not longer than 6.
Place a bunch of dill in a quart jar, and a clove of garlic.
Pack in the cucumbers. Top with more dill weed, another garlic clove .
Fill jar with boiling brine, top with a grape leaf and seal. Let sit for 8 weeks before using.

Yield = 6 Qt. jars
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Postby DarrinG » Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:39 pm

They look great. I've got to find some pickling cucks, I want to try a batch of fermented pickles. They would go good along with my sauerkraut and sourdough that I made last week.

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