grandma Nowiski's crock pickles

Grandma Nowiski's Crock Pickles Recipe

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karen wilsey


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

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8 to 12
15 Min


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13 c
2 c
3/4 c
kosher salt
1 to 2 tsp
8 to 10
cloves of garlic, cleaned and cut in half
3 sprig(s)
dill, washed and broken, divided into 3 piles
pickles, washed, leave whole or slice

How to Make grandma Nowiski's crock pickles


  • 1bring to boil, water, vinegar, salt,and alum. boil for about 2 minutes or until dissolved.
  • 2put 1/3 of dill in bottom of crock. add half of garlic, then add half of pickles. repeat once more ending with dill.
  • 3pour brine over pickles. if the brine does not cover the pickles make another batch, then pour over pickles to cover.
  • 4put 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.
  • 5option: 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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About grandma Nowiski's crock pickles

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #canning, #vegtables

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