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Dill Dandies

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Ingredients
  Cucumbers 24 Large
  Powdered alum 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Fresh dill 4 Gram
  Hot red pepper 1
  Cider vinegar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Grape leaves 4
Directions

Let cucumbers stand overnight in water to cover; drain thoroughly.
Pack cucumbers in sterilized jars; to each jar add 1/8 teaspoon powdered alum, 1 clove of garlic, 2 sprigs of dill and 1 hot red pepper.
Com- bine vinegar, salt and water; bring to a boil.
Fill jars with brine; top each with fresh grape leaf.
Seal immediately.
Store in cool place for six weeks before using.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
270

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