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Dill Beans Recipe

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John Wacker
Added: Wednesday, July 1, 2009


tsp peppercorn
tsp mustard seed
1 bayleaf
1 red pepper or 1 tsp dried hot pepper
1 garlic clove
fresh dill head (or tsp dill seed when desperate)

10 C vinegar
12 C water
C canning salt

5 qt beans=7 qt jars

Put first six ingredients in sterilized jar.

Stuff as many washed, straight snapped beans as will fit in jar (may need to cut to fit) top with another dill head. Leave 1 inch head room.

Heat together the Brine ingredients. When brine comes to a boil, pour into jars up to inch from top.Run knife around sides to remove air bubbles, adjust lids, process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.




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