Ernie and his family have been pickled! I’ve got so many canned goods from the bounty of my yard I feel like some sort of pioneer. I found a recipe for dill pickles on line, and since my printer has no ink I hand wrote it down and then completely forgot to bookmark the site. So, if this is your recipe, please let me know so I can give credit where credit is due.
8 lbs. cucumbers
4 c. white vinegar
12 c. water
2/3 c. pickling salt
16 gloves of garlic, halved and peeled
8 sprigs of dill
~Wash cucumbers, put in ice and cold water for at least 2 hours…no more than 8.
~Combine vinegar, water, and pickling salt. Bring to a rapid boil.
~In each jar place 2 cloves of garlic, a sprinkling of dill, and cucumbers to fill. Add 2 more garlic cloves and sprinkle with dill again. Fill jars with hot brine.
~Process jars and voila you have dill pickles. 🙂