Saturday, November 28, 2009

Dill Pickles

Makes 6 to 8 qts.

20 to 25 (4 inch) cucumbers
Wash cucumbers. Let stand in cold water overnight. Pack in hot sterilized jars. Add following ingredients:

1/8 tsp powdered alum
1 clove garlic
2 heads dill
1 red hot pepper

In a pan bring to boil:
3 qts water
1 qt cider vinegar

Cover with vinegar mixture. A grape leaf may be added to each qt. (optional). Seal.

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