grandma nowiski's crock pickles

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By karen wilsey
from sharon springs, NY

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

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serves 8 to 12
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For grandma nowiski's crock pickles

  • 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
    dill, washed and broken, divided into 3 piles
  • pickles, washed, leave whole or slice

How To Make grandma nowiski's crock pickles

  • 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.

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