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

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Pick some cukes

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assemble all your ingredients

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put some dill and garlic in your sterilized jars

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pack in the cukes

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

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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
Vinegar
Calcium chloride
Ice
Grape leaves

Brine
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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