Grandma Nowiski's Crock Pickles Recipe

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grandma Nowiski's crock pickles

karen wilsey

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@kaylee1player

our family makes these pickles every year. my son David now makes them too.


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Serves:

8 to 12

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

13 c
water
2 c
vinegar
3/4 c
kosher salt
1 to 2 tsp
alum
8 to 10
cloves of garlic, cleaned and cut in half
3 sprig(s)
dill, washed and broken, divided into 3 piles
pickles, washed, leave whole or slice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
bring to boil, water, vinegar, salt,and alum. boil for about 2 minutes or until dissolved.
2
put 1/3 of dill in bottom of crock. add half of garlic, then add half of pickles. repeat once more ending with dill.
3
pour brine over pickles. if the brine does not cover the pickles make another batch, then pour over pickles to cover.
4
put a large plate over pickles making sure pikles are covered inbrine. put a heavy weight on plate to help hold it down. ( could use a clean rock or i use a couple of jars filled with water). cover crock with towel. check every couple of days and skim off foam. clean outside of jars and plate. return to crock.
5
option: you can put dill in the bottom of canning jars wth a garlic clove cut in half. add pickles then cover with brine. can in hot water bath.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #canning, #vegtables