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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10 Hr 20 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 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


  1. Wash cucumbers. Use large bowl or crock. Put cold tap water in bowl with cucumbers. Soak overnight.
  2. Use quart jars. In each jar put 1/8 teaspoon alum, garlic clove, red pepper & heads of dill. Insert cucumbers.
  3. Heat vinegar, water & salt. Heat to boiling & fill jars.
  4. Use 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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