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Farmers Market Fresh Pickling Cucumbers

Fresh Dill Stalks

20 Cups of Water

1 Quart (Pickling Jar // 1L size) of Pickling Vinegar (7%)

1 Cup of Pickling Salt


แ”•TEแ‘ญ 1: Wash about 10-12 quart jars in the dishwasher beforehand.

แ”•TEแ‘ญ 2: Soak the cucumbers in a sink of cold water. Wipe the cucumbers with a cloth and set to dry out on a towel, while also inspecting them for โ€œsoft spotsโ€or โ€œcutsโ€. If there are soft softs or cuts you may want to set those aside and not use them as they can ruin your jar of pickles. We took the ones with soft spots and cut off the bad parts and sliced them and placed them in their own sliced jars.

แ”•TEแ‘ญ 3: To make the brine, add water, pickling vinegar, and salt and bring to a boil.

แ”•TEแ‘ญ 4: Take another large pot and bring the water to a boil

แ”•TEแ‘ญ 5: Sanitize the jars in the pot of hot water and remove. Layer in the jar fresh dill and cucumbers. Finish with a dill sprig on the top.

แ”•TEแ‘ญ 6: Add brine to the lower lip of the jar. Tap the jar on the counter several times to get rid of the air bubbles. Wipe the top lip of the jar dry and seal the jar shut. Store in a cool dry place and they will be ready to enjoy at Christmas.

Or you can also place a jar or 2 in the fridge and after 1-2 days the flavor should infuse for Quick Pickles, which can be enjoyed for 2-3 weeks.

*** Dr. Stephanie likes a lot of spice, so I added; garlic cloves, minced garlic, mustard seed, black peppercorn, and chili flakes to mine (not part of Grandma Viโ€™s original recipe)

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Stephanie Warner

Naturopathic Doctor