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Grandma Fraaza's Garlic Dill Pickles

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Ingredients
  Cucumbers 25 (Dill Sized)
For brine
  White vinegar 1 Quart
  Canning salt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 3 Quart
  Grape leaves 4
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Dill heads 2
  Dried red pepper 1
Directions

Wash cucumbers.
Let stand overnight in cold water.
Pack into hot sterilized jars.
(Follow manufacturer's directions for sterilization process.) To each jar add: powdered alum, garlic, red pepper, and head of dill on bottom of jar.
After packing in pickles, add other head of dill.
(If you like them real hot, add another red pepper!) Pour boiling brine to top of jar.
Seal according to manufacturer's directions.
Check seals to be sure they are tight after jars have cooled.
Store in cool dark place and enjoy these spicy dills after 3-4 months.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Brining
Dish: 
Pickle
Ingredient: 
Cucumber

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Grandma Fraaza's Garlic Dill Pickles Recipe