"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Dill Pickles, by Muriel Newton, is from THE BIG BLUE JAR ,
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2 tbsp. canning salt 1 tbsp. sugar 3/4 cup cold water 1/8 tsp. garlic salt pickle cucumbers Dill-fresh Vinegar
Mix first 4 ingredients, do not heat at all. Put dill in bottom of jar. Pack in cucumbers, dill on top. Pour the above mixture over cukes in jar and fill with vinegar. Put on lid and shake to be sure salt and sugar are dissolved. May use peanut butter jars or any old glass jars.
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