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Russian Dill Pickles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tym Sauter
Added: Sunday, October 26, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. Water
2 c. Vinegar
2 c. Sugar
1/4 c. canning salt
1/2 tsp. Pickling Spices
Dill
Garlic whole and/or minced
alum
Pickling Cucumbers

Directions:
Directions:
1. Combine the water, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pickling spice in a sauce pan.

2. Bring to a boil and cook until sugar is dissolved.

3. Put sprigs of dill and slices of onion in the bottom of each quart jar. Add cucumbers.

4. Add 1/2 teaspoon alum and 1 teaspoon minced garlic on top of each jar.

5. Pour on the hot brine.

6. Seal jars and hot bath 10 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We did this recipe as our first attempt at pickles and we ended up having to make a lot of brine to use up all the cucumbers that we had. Grandma Sauter also suggested next time to skip the water bath and they might be even more crispy.

 

 

 

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