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sandy's dillies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sandy Hutton
Nine Mile Falls, WA

I've been making these pickles since the '60s, and they are everybody's favorite dills.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr

Ingredients For sandy's dillies

  • 2 clove
  • 1
    dried whole red chile pepper
  • 1
    grape leaf (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp
    powdered alum
  • 1 lg
    sprig of fresh dill weed
  • 1 qt
    apple cider vinegar
  • 3 qt
  • 1 c
    canning salt

How To Make sandy's dillies

  • 1
    Wash jars and lids per canning instructions. Pack jars with dill, 2 cloves of garlic, red pepper, grape leaf, powdered alum, and sliced or whole pickling cucumbers. Use peeled carrots as fillers. Pack tight.
  • 2
    Boil vinegar, water, and salt in a large saucepan. Pour over cucumbers and seal tightly.
  • 3
    Let pickles cure for 2 or 3 months.

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