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sun dill pickles

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Michele Gillaspie
Copemish, MI

Got from cousin who got it from in-laws. She says its been around for over 4 generations.

(1 rating)
yield 1 Gallon
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For sun dill pickles

  • 6 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 3 1/4 c
    white wine vinegar
  • 2/3 c
    pickling salt
  • 1 tsp
    alum (heaping makes them crisp)
  • 2
    stem and flower of dill plant
  • 1-2
    clove garlic
  • enough pickles to fill gallon jar or jars

How To Make sun dill pickles

  • 1
    Place a stem and flower of fresh dill and 1 or more garlic cloves in bottom of jar. Pack pickles in jar.
  • 2
    Mix together well cold water,white vinegar,pickling salt and alum then pour mixture over pickles. Fill jar to the top with mixture top pickles with another stem of dill
  • 3
    Place in a sunny location for 3 days. Refridgerate and enjoy!!!
  • 4
    I have had people tell me they will last a whole year if refriderated. If you don't have a gallon jar divide it up among quart jars.
  • 5
    I know I posted 24 hrs but the list of times did not go up to 3 days. Sorry!

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