Servings: 1 gallonPrep Time: 7 days
8 c water
1/2 c coarse pickling salt
1 gallon cukes, around 3?, scrubbed
6 cloves of garlic
6 dill sprigs
2 Tbl pickling spice
1 c white pickling vinegar
Put water, vinegar and salt into crock, dissolve salt. Add rest of ingredients. Put a plate on top, weigh it down. Cover crock with saran wrap. Crock should be kept in warm area (70 degrees or so). Keep in crock for 7 days, check every day and remove scum if any.
Strain spices from brine. Boil brine for 5 minutes. Fill jars with pickles, pour brine into jars to 1/2″ headspace. BWB 10 minutes.
Submitted by: cindyp on August 6, 2010