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1dried whole red chile pepper
1grape leaf (optional)
1/4 tsppowdered alum
1 largesprig of fresh dill weed
1 qtapple cider vinegar
1 ccanning salt
How to Make Sandy's Dillies
- 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.
- Boil vinegar, water, and salt in a large saucepan. Pour over cucumbers and seal tightly.
- Let pickles cure for 2 or 3 months.