Dill Pickle recipe

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Favorite Dill Pickles  

16-20 small pickling cucumbers (about 3#)

2 cups white vinegar

2 cups water

2 Tbsp pickling salt

1 Tbsp granulated sugar

4 large heads fresh dill or 2 Tbsp dried

4 small cloves garlic

2 tsp mustard seeds

1. Cut a thin slice from the ends of each cucumber

2. Combine vinegar, water, salt and sugar in a sauce pan and bring to a boil.

3. Remove hot jars from canner. Place 1 head fresh dill or 1 ½ tsp dill seed, 1 clove garlic and ½ tsp mustard seed in to each pint jar. Pack cucumbers into jars and pour boiling vinegar mixture over cucumbers to within ½ inch of rim. Process for 10 minutes for pint jars and 15 minutes for quart jars.

Makes 4 pint jars.

This recipe is from the Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving pg133

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