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Dill Pickles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Aunt Deb
Added: Sunday, September 14, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 cups of water
8 cups of vinegar
1 cup pickling salt
1 cup of sugar
This is enough liquid for 7 1/2 litres of cucumbers
alum and garlic cloves Bring this mixture to boiling and keep boiling while filling jars.

Directions:
Directions:
Scrub cucumbers in cold water. Bring jars to a boil and boil 5 min. Place mason flat lids in pot and boil for 2 min. In each jar put 1 clove of garlic in botton and fill with cukes. Pack as many in as you can length wise. Make sure you leave 2 inches free on top of jar. Place large piece of fresh dill and 1 more garlic clove on top of cukes. Put a good pinch of alum on this. Pour boiling mixture in jar leaving 1/2 in space at top. Place lid on and tighten. Let sit for 6 weeks til ready.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was Uncle Jack's recipe and I have used it for 30 years.

 

 

 

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