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Dill Pickles

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Ingredients
  Firm cucumbers 30 (even sized)
  Coarse salt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2 Quart
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Bay leaves 4
  Mustard seed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mixed pickling spice 1 Teaspoon
  Dill sprigs 10
Directions

MAKING
1. Wash and dry cucumbers.
2. In a crock or jar, arrange the cucumbers.
3. In a saucepan, take water and salt.
4. Bring it to a boil. Keep it aside to cool.
5. Add vinegar, garlic, bay leaves, mustard seed and pickling spice.
6. Pour it over the cucumbers such that the liquid should completely cover it. If it is not covering it, add more salted water.
7. Top it with dill.
8. If crock is used, cover with a plate or wooden board to weigh it down.
9. Cover it loosely with cheesecloth. Keep it aside in a cool place for a week. If you prefer very green pickles, check out its test after 5 days.

SERVING
10. Serve Dill Pickles as an accompaniment for various meat, fish and vegetable dishes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Jewish
Method: 
Mixing
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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