"The first zucchini I ever saw I killed it with a hoe."--John Gould, Monstrous Depravity, 1963

Dill Pickles Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Dill Pickles, by , is from The Becker-Bird Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wilmot Bird
Added: Thursday, October 22, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
9 cups water
5 cups Vinegar
1 cup salt (not iodized)

Dill
Garlic cloves
Cucumbers
Black Pepper
Powdered Alum
Multiple quart jars

Directions:
Directions:
Boil first 3 ingredients.

In bottom of quart jar place a chuck of dill, 1 clove of garlic, dash of black pepper.

Wash and dry cucumbers, put in jar (cut cucumbers if too large to fit in the jar).

Pour boiled mixture over cucumbers. Add 1/2 tsp powdered alum to each jar; top with lid and screw tightly to seal.

Hold 3 months before using.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have this hand written recipe from Grandma. I remember watching her make the dill pickles and looking at the rows of jars in the garage (I must admit I was paying most attention to the strawberry jam!).

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

146W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!