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New Dill Slices

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Ingredients
  Pickling cucumbers/2 medium regular cucumbers 6 Medium
  Salt 4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon+ 1 Teaspoon)
  Cider vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Dill seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), thinly sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1) For the pickled cucumbers, trim the ends off and cut into 1/8-inch slices.
2) If using fresh cucumbers, first peel and then cut into 1/8 inch slices.
3) In a bowl, mix 1tablespoon of salt and cucumber and let it soak for 1 hour.
4) Rinse and drain 3 times with cold water.

MAKING
5) In a saucepan add cider vinegar, dill seed, bay leaf, garlic, remaining salt and 1 cup of water.
6) Bring to a quick boil.
7) Boil for 1 minute, remove from heat let it cool.

SERVING
8) Squeeze the cucumber.
9) In a small bowl, place the cucumbers, add fresh dill sprigs and the cooled brine.
10) Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
75 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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