Grandma's Dill Pickles

Jean Fisher


My Grandmother & Mother made these for many years. Recipe that was passed down. Very Yummy!!


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11 small
cucumbers (pickling size)
1/8 tsp
powdered alum
1 small
garlic clove
2 medium
dill heads (fresh)
1 small
hot red pepper
1 qt
apple cider vinegar
2 qt
1 c

How to Make Grandma's Dill Pickles


  • 1Wash cucumbers. Use large bowl or crock. Put cold tap water in bowl with cucumbers. Soak overnight.
  • 2Use quart jars. In each jar put 1/8 teaspoon alum, garlic clove, red pepper & heads of dill. Insert cucumbers.
  • 3Heat vinegar, water & salt. Heat to boiling & fill jars.
  • 4Use canning method for sealing jars. If just doing a small batch, just store in the refrigerator.
    Also pepper flakes can be used instead of red peppers.

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About Grandma's Dill Pickles

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Dairy Free

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