canned dill pickle recipe

Hi Tiffany, I honestly haven’t tried so I can’t say for sure how they would hold up texture-wise. Please try this. We put it in half gallon jars and it made the perfect side dish for a summer meal. Q: Who else is obsessed with pickles? Hi Lexie, I think it would be safer to use it right away and not give the mixture any opportunity for bacteria growth. It’s best to keep the timing relatively close since leaving them out undrained can collect dust and you are exposing them to the elements. Wipe the rim of each jar with a damp cloth to remove any cucumber or brine residue. Â, Place 4 metal canning lids in a small pan.  Cover lids with water; bring to a boil.  Once the water boils, use a fork or lid wand to lift the jar lids out of the water- be careful not to burn yourself!- and place them on the jars.  Secure each lid with a jar band/ring. Â, Place jars in canner.  Fill with enough hot water to cover the jars by 1 to 2 inches.  Turn the burner on medium-high heat.  Bring the water to a boil, then turn off the burner and let the jars sit in the hot water until cool.Â, Remove jars from canner and check to make sure they are all sealed.  Jars should seal as they cool and you will typically hear a snap or pinging sound as the vacuum seal is formed.  Lids will be slightly concave when sealed.Â, To test the seal, once the jar has completely cooled, lightly tap the center of the cooled jar lid.  If it is firm and does not move, it should be sealed.  If it pushes in, it didn't seal properly.  You can still use any unsealed jars, just put them in the refrigerator and use them as soon as possible. Â, Remove the jar rings.  For best flavor, allow to sit for 2 weeks before eating. Â. I've been looking a long time for a recipe that uses fresh dill and tastes like the hamburger dill … Once I place the jars right side up how long do they stay that way ? Followed this recipe carefully, using sea salt instead of pickling salt. When I found my pickles to be flavorless as well I opened a jar and added about 1/2 to 1 tsp salt and about a TBSP vinegar. I wish I could post a picture of the results of my morning’s work! Can still hear lids popping! I made this an event with my daughter and son-in-law as they were interested in learning how to preserve. Hi, do you know if this recipe for the brine works with pickling spice added to the jar with all the garlic and dill etc? Did you grow up eating pickles with everything? How long should we wait after canning to eat whole pickles? Salt, ½ c. cup sugar, ½ c. vinegar and ½ c. water per jar.  Process as usual. We don’t manipulate anything on our site and we always appreciate honest reviews because it helps us improve. Perhaps you could write me an give me your answer. You can fully submerge them and still have great results, but you would need to tighten the lids a little more so the water does not get into the jars (but do not over-tighten since air still needs to escape). Hi’ Can I spear the cucumbers before canning . Typically it does help to wait but we have enjoyed them as soon as one week later since we simply couldn’t wait. Sliced onion and 1 small head of dill to each jarful of cucumbers.  To make the brine, mix ½ tbsp. Hi Lyudmila, I haven’t tested that for texture to advise but it may work! Nobody likes a mushy pickle! Thanks in advance , Hi Nadia, I haven’t tried this with pickling spice so I can’t recommend it without testing it first, but I think it’s worth experimenting! I’ve made pickles before and all of them turned out soft Hot water canning requires the jars to be covered with 1 to 2 inches of water. You don’t have to use them instantly after draining – I meant that you need to sterilize and drain before using them. Hi Mike, we “Process uncovered over high heat for 15 minutes.” and keep in mind the water that is added to the cucumbers is already boiling hot. Hi Crystal, turning upside down is not necessary with this updated canning method. See if you can find out how much vinegar and salt she uses; I’m guessing it’s a bunch more than here to ward off all the bad stuff that can happen. I can’t wait to taste this recipe I plan on posting when we try them! Get up to date on the most recent canning guidelines here. 2) I do not have a rack yet, can I use paper towels or a dish towel at the bottom of the pot for processing the jars and do I put the lid on while the water boils? Can you use this brine for string beans to make dilly beans? …cant wait till I can make them! I tested this as written so I can’t say for certain, but it should work to do more vinegar than water although it will have a different flavor. I look forward to your feedback, Caitlin!! I’ve never pickled/preserved anything before, so I’m a little nervous but also excited about getting started tomorrow morning. When you push in the center of the lid, it should not pop up and down. They would survive processing for a little longer, but you are right that the pickles soften slightly as they are processed longe.r. Because pickle recipes require a high vinegar content, they can safely be canned using a Hot Water Bath Canner. I hope you give this one a try soon Norman! I was just wondering , I have several regular mouth quart jars , are these ok to use or do they have to be wide mouth quart jars ? And thank your ant (tetya) for advise I am from Kiev.Now I live in the Florida. You can let it boil longer if you are concerned, but the pickles will be softer if you boil them longer. Seal jars. They also were not impressed. After 24 hours, check that the seal has formed by pushing down on the center of the lid – it should not move at all. Hi Elaine, yes, you can use whatever size jars you have on hand. Hi Lisa, the pickles will be ready to eat in about 5 days, much better if you wait a week, and even better if you can wait 2 weeks before sampling. Natasha, thank you for the recipe, just what I was looking for! Our salt to vinegar ratios were based on, this source for the National Center for Home Food Preservation. How many tbsp of peppercorn per bottle? Friends and family maybe???? Love pickling, fermenting and preserving. Question. Does the sugar do anything besides flavor? Thank you so much for the recipe! And if you are totally new to canning, this means that the packed jars are going to be placed in boiling water. I used quarts this year and used the new recipe but I like a sweeter pickle. 1/3 Cup Canning or Kosher Salt (Don’t use fine) 4 Cloves of Garlic. Natasha, I can’t wait to try your pickle recipe! Thanks . Your jars should be fully submerged. See more ideas about pickles, pickling recipes, canning. Hi Nat! Hi there This is my first attempt at canning anything and I just want to be sure I am correct in my understanding when it comes to storing the pickles while they process. These are for my son’s FFA project, so I want to be sure I give him the correct instructions. I’ll try to remember to update in few days when I dig into them. I'm Natasha Kravchuk. I will let you know how they turn out. You can fully submerge them and still have great results, but you would need to tighten the lids a little more so the water does not get into the jars (but do not over-tighten since air still needs to escape). Is this a new thing now ? I hope you love the dill pickles recipe! content. Do these need to stay any length of time before we can eat them? If you experiment please let me know how you like that! Hi Natasha, do you think I can slice the pickles in circles instead and use that same brine for it? Bring pickling juice to a boil then pour over cucumbers leaving 1/2” of space at the top. It’s based on a recipe I heard about on NPR’s All Things Considered Lost Recipe series. You had before canning vegetable assortment recipe, but I can’t find it anymore.that was best marinade recipe, I did it every year. I hope this helps! Just gathered enough garden pickles to make these – sound great, so excited! Thanks for all the amazing recipes! My husband would probably prefer the more dilly pickles too. I threw them all out We don’t use sugar or vinegar, just salt – with or without dill, garlic and spices (depending on one’s preferred taste). We had people who really enjoyed the recipe and we also had people who did not because they expected a more traditionally dilly and more acidic pickle, so we re-tested the recipe and updated it to a more traditional dill-flavored pickle. I should have guessed they would be all over the board, but a 2:1seemed more common. Hi Hannah, I updated the recipe in 2019 to reflect the current canning guidelines. Pickles and mashed potatoes – I’m already craving that! After retesting several batches, we came up with these more traditionally dill pickles. Maybe this is the recipe I used just wanted to make sure I had the right one so I could write it down. This recipe for home canned pickles with garlic and dill makes some of the best crisp, pickles packed with a lightly salted bite of garlic and dill in every bite. Hey, I just made your recipe and i didnt quite seal them properly and was just wondering how long they should pickle for in the refrigerator and roughly how long they will last? If you can't find dill heads, you can try substituting one tsp. Just wondering if it is okay that one of the jars I canned last night has foam on the top of it. The ends carry an enzyme that promotes softening. We have opened them after 5 days and they were pretty good at that point also I hope you love the dill pickles recipe! Also if the water is already boiling when you pour it in, what do you mean when it says to take out as soon as water starts boiling. 1-3-9 Dill Pickles - This is an interesting recipe that says to fill the jars, put the lids on, and after 10 days, store in the basement. It would be nice to get a personal response. It does help to pack them into the jars tightly to keep them from floating up. My husband and I enjoyed the flavor. All the replies are generic. If you keep them in the water bath too long, they will become soft. Hi Marlene, Typically it does help to wait but we have enjoyed them as soon as one week later since we simply couldn’t wait. If you live <6000 ft you need to process for 20 minutes (according to National Center for Home Food Preservation). Actually, pretty crunchy. It tends to fall on the sweet, or bread n’ butter, pickle taste. I just wonder if taking them out at the point of boiling they will spend enough time within that range to insure proper killing of the bacteria. Can you post it again, please. 6 Cups spring water. After retesting, we increased the vinegar and reduced the total amount of water for a more traditional flavored dill pickle. Add water to each jar until full, leaving 1/2 in. Place jars and lids in a pot of water, bring to a boil then reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 minutes. Hi Annie, I honestly haven’t tried so I can’t say for sure how they would hold up texture-wise. You’re welcome, Myriam! Can i ask is it necessary to use water when making pickles or can you just use vinegar only? Spasibo,Natasha! You may hear a pop when the jars fully seal. It makes up a big portion fo the brine so you would have to replace it with some salt. They are just like the pickles my Aunt Irene would make when I was a kid. Is their anyway to omit the sugar? My grandma crisped the cucumbers by soaking in ice water. Process/boil for 15 minutes. My Polish grandmother didn't use a recipe because she could remember the ratio of salt to water and processing time. Can I add carrot and onion, horeseradish root, bayleaves? I looked no further, we keep canning our cucumbers by this recipe year after year because even the large variety of pickles in the grocery stores still don’t satisfy us. Combine brine ingredients in a kettle and heat to boiling.Â. Are you okay with that??? I don’t have a recipe for that yet but I’ll take that as a suggestion. Hi Olesya. Two questions – can I leave out the sugar, or use less? The recipe looks good and I’m going to try it. Thank you!! Hi Natasha, Thank you, I will be good and leave them about a month before I have to taste them. She puts all the gear in the dishwasher and boils the brine in the stovetop, lets it cool then fills the clean jars with everything then the cooled brine. I’m truly sorry you had a bad experience. Try making this updated Home Canned Savory Dill Pickle Relish instead! How long do you have to wait before you can open a jar of your dill pickles and they are ready to eat. We’ve had it in the fridge for up to a week but I imagine it may last longer than that! We always recommend reading through the recipe first to be sure you are ready to go! Welcome to my kitchen! Hi Jarrett! The correct procedures for all types of canning can be found here. Thank you for sharing that with us! and all I also put a grape leaf in the jars. Top each jar with a teaspoon each of muster seeds, peppercorn and juniper berries. Read my disclosure policy. I do have a question ~ why aren’t the pickle jars completely submerged in water while canning/processing them? I asked for advice on what to do about the pickles I made. It’s a great resource to answer frequently asked canning questions. I’m all dressed for the ball so to speak…now just gotta figure out who I’m taking… . Hi Emily, at least a week would be best. Waiting is the hardest part. I Hope you love them! I would like to use again for fridge picked. I like it, but I did notice a bit of the sweetness that you did. Then once they are opened, they need to be stored inside the refrigerator and will last about a week. Hi I just made your pickles but didn’t’t add sugar. I’m so excited to learn how to make my own pickles! Will the 32 ounces jars work? Not as mild as Russian маринованные огурцы. With the right gear, canning is easier, safer and way less intimidating. I think I screwed up on the canning though. Natasha, a few years ago my Ukrainian born son and I made several of your recipes. . This dill pickle recipe has been passed down to me from my mom. I have followed your recipes for some time now and have quite a few. We have opened them after 5 days and they were pretty good at that point also I hope you love the dill pickles recipe! )Â, Once the water boils, use a fork or lid wand to lift the jar lids out of the water- be careful not to burn yourself!- and place them on the jars.  Secure each lid with a jar band/ring.Â, (Heating the lids softens the rubber, allowing for a better seal.). I’ll let you know how things turn out! My grandpa used to do it and they came out no too pickled or salty and crunchey, almost like fresh but not. I loved that recipe so much. Where did it go?I just bought tomatoes and have to do it today.Help me please !!!! My concern is with the reduced vinegar are these still properly preserved and safe to eat? I’m new to canning so some advice would be appreciated. The smaller and fresher the pickles are to begin with, the crunchier they will be. Hi there – I thought you had to use a 1:1 water to vinegar ratio for safety? If anyone has any insights into this, please let us know. Hi Jeff, Properly Sealed pickles can be stored at room temperature up to a year. how long do you need to wait to taste these pickles? If you do hear a popping or clicking, the seal did not form and the jar must be refrigerated. Hope you get it! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review. Also, pickling salt works great for canning pickles because it is free of iodine and preservatives. That is nearly 6 times as much water as vinegar. I’ve noticed that trend with the ones I have purchased from the Russian store. There are more jars with spears, whole pickles, and one with slices, so I’m curious if there will be a difference in texture. Thanks for the recipe! When the mixture boils, remove it from the heat and pour it over the packed cucumbers to fully submerg… Hi Sandy, this is my Aunts method to make the pickles. If not, maybe check your spam filter? Hi, just made your pickle recipe. Hi Nancy, as far as I now, there isn’t anything you can do to keep cucumbers crisp longer except maybe keeping them in a crisper drawer. I live at a higher elevation so is it okay to increase the cooking/canning/boiling time by 5 minutes? If the seal does not form, refrigerate pickles and enjoy within 3 months.”, How long before you can eat them? I’m so happy this was helpful! Wish me luck! Hi Laura, please note I included instructions and a link to current canning standards. Sorry but I’m exasperated. I notice that most recipes seem to use a mix of water and vinegar but i am wondering if it would work without the water using just vinegar? Thank you SOOO MUCH! Could I save it for my next batch and just reboil it? To make this easy canned dill pickle recipe, you will need 6 quart-sized wide-mouth mason jars with rings and new lids, a large stock pot with a rack or a canner and something like a jar lifter to safely transfer the jars. Just a reminder on the processing times – if you live <1000ft elevation, you only need to process for 10 min. Sounds like you found a favorite Hannah! Any suggestions on what to do with 30 jars of flavourless dill pickles? If you make this recipe, I’d love to see pics of your creations on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter! It will be worth it! Pour Brine in … The old way is the way we had made them for years and we never ran into any issues enjoying them. Hi Meagan, I haven’t tested that to advise, if you experiment please let me know how that works out. Pickles in our Ball Water Bath Canner. Pour water on top and … Making these tonight! Are you talking about the water in the jar or the pot? thank you for sharing! For this homemade garlic dill pickle recipe, you can fiddle with the spices and the additions of dill, onions, garlic, etc. We look forward to your feedback! Without testing it out, it’s difficult to make that recommendation. I’m new at the pickle making game, and not sure if sugar is necessary if you don’t like sweetness? We are always working on improving our recipes and many of you said you prefer your dill pickles more tangy than sweet. quick question when is your next give away?? Hello! I planted 8 cucumber plants and are storing the ripe ones in the fridge untill I have enough for a few jars at a time …they are getting soft… any advice? I do recommend reading through the recipe post we have all the details on shelf life and how long they stay good for. You may hear a pop when the jars fully seal. A bushel is a "volume" … They did have a sweeter flavor to them (the sugar also served to preserve in addition to the vinegar), but after several reader requests, we updated the recipe to give them more of a traditional dill flavor. After 24 hours, check that the seal has formed by pushing down on the center of the lid - it should not move at all. Our readers generally love and trust our recipes because we do rigorous testing, but there is always room for improvement. Simply add 1 to 2 tbsp. I was looking for this balance for years! We are always improving our recipes and listening to reader feedback, so we re-tested and updated this recipe in Sept 2019 to give it a more traditional dill flavor. Homemade Dill Pickle Chips Recipe . -the canned food is discolored, moldy, slimy, or smells bad. Does my one know how long to leave the pickles until you can eat them? If you have released the lids, you should refrigerate the jars that are no longer sealed. All is not lost with this terrible original recipe. It doesn’t take long for the the salt and vinegar to lodge into the pickles. I have made up to 70 lbs of dill pickles per year and when I give them to family and friends I give them a 5 month window from the date I packed them. I’m making them now. Ingredients: 8-9 Small to Medium Pickling Cucumbers. She has been perfecting this recipe for over 30 years!!!! The ingredients here are simple and inexpensive, especially if you grow your own fresh cucumbers. The recipe says to put them in jars, but I just store … Hi Rawne, We have been re-working our canning recipes to match current canning guidelines and that is one of those that we haven’t been able to get to yet. I wish we could have changed it sooner in time for your canning. Thank you for your detailed and great feedback, Kristina. Hi Kathy. We also have this recipe here that you may enjoy. I hope you love the dill pickles recipe! We’ll see! We made these pickles on 6/6/20 and opened the first quart today on 6/20/20. If you do hear a popping or clicking, the seal did not form and the jar must be refrigerated. com. Thanks for the great recipe! Since the length of time in the range of 180-185 is important to insure killing of the bacteria, do you think they would stay crunchy if you monitored and maintained the temperature within the 180-185 range for the 15 minutes usually recommended for safety? If you experiment, please let me know how you like it. 1/2 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar (raw) 1 Tablespoon Kosher Dill Pickle Mix. Is this still going to be ok or did I screw up the batch. Respectfully, Maybe omit the sugar from the recipe, but I like a good bite to my dill pickles and the sweet of the sugar throws that off. Once all of the jars are in the pot, add boiling hot water, to cover jars with 1-2 inches of water. This was my first attempt at canning. P.S. I’ve noticed that trend with the ones I have purchased from the Russian store. However your canning instructions are incorrect and could be dangerous. If you do hear a popping or clicking, the seal did not form and the jar must be refrigerated. I wanted to try this one first, looks great! Just made a batch according to the recipe and excited to try the flavor! I used the recipe calling for 12 cups water, 1 cup sugar, 1/3 cup pickling salt and 2 1/4 cups vinegar. Recipe updated in 2019 to reflect current canning guidelines. I really don’t want a sweet taste, I’m looking for more of a traditional dill flavor. Is this a Ukrainian recipe? I’m really looking forward to trying the updated version. Thank you for your compliment, Jennifer. Hi Caroline, they will be best if you wait 2 weeks before enjoying them. One month? -the jar is leaking, bulging, or swollen; Fish Tacos Recipe with Best Fish Taco Sauce! Without testing it out, it’s difficult to make that recommendation. After retesting, we increased the vinegar and reduced the total amount of water for a more traditional flavored dill pickle. Thank you so much in advance! Thank you for sharing that feedback with me, Jenna! I’m sorry to hear you didn’t enjoy them. Also, turning the jars over is not a safe canning procedure. Just a few questions, if you can help me please: 1) Can I sterilize the jars and lids in the same pot and water that I later use for processing the jars with pickles (without changing the water)? Drain the water carefully then your jars and lids are ready to use. Could you help me my pickles float in the jars after sealed. Can I use this recipe for slices rather than whole pickles? I have tried several of your recipes and never have disappointed so I am going to have to try this for sure. It makes up a big portion for the brine so you would have to replace it with some salt. I am impatiently waiting for them to sit for a few more days before I open them up. We love our giveaways and many of them happen around the holidays especially! Hi Liza, at least a week would be best. It is more of an American dill pickle, for sure. Fill the jars with the herbs and flavoring and tightly pack with cucumbers. of dried dill seed for 1 dill head.  The flavor might be slightly different, but people have told me that it's a good substitution and tastes almost identical. Â. Thank you that you came back and shared details on what you did to help the old recipe – I think others will benefit from your tip. Garlic dill pickles are sour, salty, and flush with the classic dill pickle assemblage of spices. I appreciate your honest review on the old recipe and I hope we haven’t lost you as a reader. Pick fresh cucumbers when they are firm, dark green in color and covered with bumps, or warts; these will make the crispest dill pickles. Hi, I honestly have not tested that and if you experiment, please let me know! Just boiling or a rolling boil? Also, could I do 8 cups of vinegar and 6 cups of water instead? Make the brine and fill jars to 1/2″ below the top. I was wondering if I could use an air fryer (maybe with a little bit of water in it) to seal them; since I don’t have a large pot? The stock of the dill also plays a role in the recipe and I think you would miss it if you skipped fresh dill. Being from the ‘old’ country we have been fermenting gherkins on a regular basis for years. Being a veteran of canning I am all geared up and ready to roll. We are so happy you're here. Don’t despair. Hi Gail, I hope you love this new and improved dill pickles recipe. Hi Nat, well I just tried your recipes for your dill pickles. 4 Fresh dill heads. Hi Tacy! Get weekly updates on new recipes, exclusive giveaways plus behind the scenes photos. the jar looks damaged, cracked, or abnormal, the jar spurts foam or liquid upon opening, the canned food is discolored, moldy, mushy, slimy, or smells bad. We made them last night and my little girl wants to open one now lol! What if I don’t want to can them just make some for eating. Hi Dina, I hope you give the new dill pickles a try and that you both love them! For crunchier cucumbers, I keep it over the heat once I pour in the boiling water for 15 minutes and let it just come to a boil. Hey Laura, I haven’t tried that so I can’t advise without testing it myself. But I also give away a lot of my canned stuff, and I don’t want to cause anyone any distress by underprocessing. Also, what makes Kosher dills kosher?? Why do you suggest this step? Place the water, vinegar, sugar, pickling salt, and pickling spice into a saucepan. And how long does it take to pickle before you can eat ? Pack cucumbers tightly into jars. This spicy pickle recipe matches everything I crave about a spicy pickle: Garlic, dill, and a little bit of heat with a whole lot of crunch. Not too soft. I'm not sure that will help you exactly but I would check your elevation with the National Center for Home Food Preservation. I hope it goes great! Start by sterilizing the jars and lids. I just made this recipe but I had a few concerns which have been addressed in the comments. I’m assuming the shelf life won’t be as long? Tips for getting crunchy dill pickles. It would be coming from [email protected] . Would the recipe still turn out good without pickling salt? As this is cooking, cut the cucumbers into slices or spears and pack them into canning jars. I hope you love this recipe! Hi Kat, these did not turn out soggy for us. Could I get your old recipe? Hi Cate, I haven’t seen that happen but I also haven’t tried these in a pressure cooker – it may be due to the method. Thank you! Do not over process the pickles. Process in a boiling-water canner for 10 minutes (start timing when water returns to boil). The button is down, all else looks fine. I soak mine in a brine overnight. Hi Kevin, are you possible referring to this “old recipe”? How long do you let your pickles ferment before opening them for the best flavour Make sure the seal formed. That’s nice, thanks for sharing that info with us! One year we tried processing for 15 minutes of boiling time and it cooked the cucs and they were soft. I hope all of that makes sense. As long as you can fit a good amount in there and follow the steps it should work fine . What I have done is as I open a jar I pour out half the brine and replace it with vinegar. I’m sorry you didn’t get to try the new and improved version. We included an easy step-by-step photo tutorial on how to can pickles. I would pickle cucumbers before they get too soft. Did I read correctly that you fill the canner with water just to the neck of the jars? I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). You'll love it! We also don’t cover our jar lids completely with water. I’ve never tried that! Oh I have a question how long do the pickles take to be able to eat them? This recipe uses 1/2 bushel cucumbers. It helps a bit. We have opened them after 5 days and they were pretty good at that point also. How can you manipulate this and have people follow it and spend a substantial amount only to find out that this is, to say it lightly, sub-par? Thanks for the recipe. Hi Becky, I haven’t tried dried dill only in this recipe. This article from the USDA should help. Hi Natasha, Hi Sheila, as long as you will not have trouble fitting it in and getting it out then I don’t see any issues with that. Place the jars into a water bath canner and process … These pickles taste more sweet than dill to me. Thanks! Add 2 tbsp of sliced onion and a small head of dill to each jar. I know if the seal does not form you say it’s good for 3 months but how long is it good for if the seal does form properly? You’re welcome. Maybe you saw that recipe from a different website? I have never varied from your recipes before and not been disappointed, but have to confess I looked around a bit for more input on the water to vinegar to salt ratios. Thanks for your quick reply. I will do what I can to blacklist your sight. Salty, crunchy and flavorful. It is perfect! What’s up everyone, it’s my first visit at this To each quart jar add 2 heads of dill, contents of 1 bag of black tea (not the bag itself), 1/2 tsp … I know this is to long but with family it keeps them from coming back for more to quickly. This dill pickle has the perfect balance of salty and tangy with a touch of sweetness. These are the “worst” pickles I’ve ever made…completely flavorless. Is that ok to use? I’m not even kidding. Our salt to vinegar ratios were based on this recipe. just up to the lid. Thank you for the wonderful feedback! We did not use horseradish as we didn’t have any and had to concede to using dried dill (about 1tbsp per quart jar) instead of fresh. I can’t tell you how angered I am when I open yet another jar of “inferior” pickles. Could you please email me the old recipe? Just because grandma or auntie did it, does not make it safe! If so what kind of results did they end up with. I got only automatic notifications about replies. Hi Chris, I don’t think they will be mushy after 15 minutes. They are good but I am wondering if the flavors will intensify if I wait longer. Thank you so much for sharing that with me. As I said, not bad, but not for me. Also, there are some fun tutorials online of how to make your own canning rack, like using foil. Larger cucumbers will soften more. Thanks in advance! Easy recipe for homemade dill relish. headspace.  Pack tightly. Rinse and then process. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Thank you for sharing that! Hi Olga. Cucumbers contain very limited acidity and typically have a pH of 5.12 to 5.78. To check if the seal has formed, please see step 4: “Remove from the pot and leave at room temperature undisturbed for 12-24 hours. I’ve had many disasters canning pickles, sorry for such a basic question. FREE BONUS: 5 Secrets to Be a Better Cook! -the jar looks damaged, cracked, or abnormal; Exactly what I was looking for. Will be doing another batch tomorrow! Maybe I will growing too,if I can’t find..Your recipe is perfect. The BEST dill pickle recipe ever. Hi Priscilla, I’m not sure it would work properly, or they may have to sit much longer to marinate. Our go-to Canned Dill Pickle Recipe with tips for making CRUNCHY dill pickles. I keep wondering why her site gets 5 stars reviews on everything. Made my first batch, totally different from when I canned with mom. Hi Caroline, the pickles will be ready to eat in about 5 days, much better if you wait a week, and even better if you can wait 2 weeks before sampling. I hope you try our recipe and read through the tips in the blog post and comments section. Also, they are a little sweet for my taste – can I just leave out the sugar or add less? I used this recipe for my first-ever canned pickle “adventure”! I have released the air lids loose . Thanks Natasha The brine sounds like my favorite Polish pickles except for the things I’d like to add. Hi Lindsay, at least a week would be best. Hi Natasha. Everything you have on your site is delicious so in advance I’m giving your pickles a 5 star review. Thank you for sharing that with me, Sonya! Hi Morgan, some recipe do make a sweeter pickle than Vlasic. Hi Nancy, I don’t have experience with higher elevation baking to advise. Divide bay leaves, peppercorns, dill stems, garlic and horseradish (optional) into the bottoms … P.S. Hi! Typically it does help to wait but we have enjoyed them as soon as one week later since we simply couldn’t wait. Hi Evan, we updated our recipe recently based on the ratios in this source for the National Center for Home Food Preservation. Hi Sophia, Properly Sealed pickles can be stored at room temperature up to a year. Works great for limp garden leaf lettuce also. I just opened a jar of these that I canned 2 weeks ago. Gently wash cucumbers to remove dirt and prickly bits.  Trim off ends. Hi Nataliia, I forwarded it again to the same email you provided when you filled out your comment. This receipt is absolutely great. Hi, can a use pickling spice with this recipe too? Hi Irina. Learn how to make crunchy Canned Dill Pickles from fresh cucumbers. *”in step 3? I canned 4 quarts of these at the beginning of August and just cracked the first jar open. I just went to the store today and bought everything that I’ll need to make these pickles. I understand kosher refers to salt without any additions, like anti-caking additives. I would like to know if you can use Apple cider vinegar instead of the white vinegar? I really liked the ones I made last year that is why I asked for the old recipe or the original non updated recipe. Your recipe is a bit different than what I’m used to, but, the pickles are loved in this household. Therefore, no pressure canning is required! This recipe is awesome, so easy to follow. I know this is late. But one must use a pressure Canner to seal jars. Apparently your Aunt, and all those who have eaten her pickles, have survived; so that says something about her preferred method. Hi Joyce, Properly Sealed pickles can be stored at room temperature up to a year. Hi! This is the best recipe I have found so thanks! Enjoy! I would discard the extra brine. Hi Joanne, we did remake the pickles this month and updated the recipe to make them more traditionally dill flavored. Also by “invert the jars” in step 4, are referring to flipping the jars upside down? They smelled heavenly though and the process went exactly as you wrote. After 24 hours, check that the seal has formed by pushing down on the center of the lid – it should not move at all. Hi Natasha ! Do you think it’s a Ukrainian thing, Natasha? Place in oven at 250 degrees until pickles turn color. No response. Why and when to turn upside down? I don’t have a recipe for salted cucumber yet but hopefully in the future! I do flip the bottles upside down. I have experimented many times with different pickle recipes and this one is the best one by far. My aunt pulls them out as soon as the water comes to a boil. Hi Janet, if you are concerned, you can even let it boil for a minute and the recipe will still work. How soon can you start eating the canned pickles? Can you use sliced cucumbers for this recipe? Hi Natasha, I made spears with this particular jar. Bring brine to a boil in kettle. More Vintage Dill Pickle Recipes. We can cook in a pressure canner but not can in a pressure cooker. Properly Sealed pickles can be stored at room temperature up to a year. Curious if this recipe is tested for canning. Discard and do not eat or taste any canned food if you notice any of the following: In a medium pot, combine 8 cups water, 1/3 cup sugar, 6 Tbsp salt and 6 cups vinegar. I relied on the reviews and wonder who thought these were good. It checks seals but how? If you do hear a popping or clicking, the seal did not form and the jar must be refrigerated. Natasha,you had a BEST assorty recipe. My mom has horseradish growing in her yard, but if you aren’t able to source fresh horseradish, you can leave it out or substitute with another garlic clove in each jar. Remove them from the canner immediately after processing 15 minutes. That is how I learned make them. headspace. Note: Recipe updated Sept 2019 to update the canning method, reflecting current canning guidelines. Or do you have tried and true tips? For long-term preserving, we mostly used the vinegar and smaller amount of salt and then ‘cellared’ the jars for use at a later desired time. When you push in the center of the lid, it should not pop up and down. Hello and thank you for the recipe. Hi Amy, you can omit the sugar if you prefer the classy tangy pickles. Hi Cristina, as long as that water is boiled, that should not be an issue to sterilize the lids and reuse the water. Learn more... Natasha's top tips to unleash your inner chef! Any thoughts for clarity would most definitely be appreciated. If you live <6000 ft you need to process for 20 minutes (according to National Center for Home Food Preservation)." Carefully remove jars from the water using a jar lifter and leave at room temperature undisturbed for 12-24 hours. Please check your email . Any idea why it foamed after cooking? Hi Bridget, the method I learned from my Mother, we didn’t cover them but current standards recommend covering the cans. Here’s what one of our readers had to say: “Just gathered enough garden pickles to make these – sound great, so excited! Stay tuned, and I’ll let you know next week! Screw the lids on enough to keep a tight seal in place but don't over-tighten them since air bubbles need to be able to escape. Hi Natasha. Place 4 jars into a Stove top canner pot, and fill it with water until the level reaches ¾ of jars … Kathy, I lived in Ukraine for five years and tasted a huge variety of pickles while I was there … much larger than in North America. Hi Natasha Hi Andrey, I honestly haven’t tried this pickle recipe without the sugar. Sorry for my English…Zdes, net bazara,gde mozhno kupi’ ukrop dlya zasolki..Mozhet Vi chto-to posovetuete.Spasibo.All you video is perfect. I spend a lot of times and can’t find long dill island mammoth. Pack cucumbers into jars, leave a generous ½ inch of headspace. The sugar in the recipe should have alerted me, but as I said I have never camned before, so I went along with it. This is a wonderful sweet pickle recipe I got from my mother, who got it from a relative, who got it from a relative, and so on. -the jar spurts foam or liquid upon opening The largest pot I have is 3 qts. Thanks for stopping by! Hi Kevin, you can search for sites like this: https://web.archive.org/ and plug in the URL to view the old version of the recipe. I’ve heard they need to stay in the jars. Your email address will not be published. We have some growing in the garden but can also purchase at our local grocers. Can i use dry dill instead of fresh? Hi Edie, I honestly haven’t tried them that way but they might be a little bland without the sugar. Hi! Combine the water, vinegar, sugar, and salt in a small stainless saucepan. Hi Rahne, properly sealed pickles have a much longer shelf life (12-18 months for pickles). If you do an experiment, please share with us how it goes. I hope you give these another try. You may hear a pop when the jars fully seal. Fill 4 freshly washed quarts canning jars with sliced cucumbers, leaving about 1/2 in. Thank you. Throw in a couple tbsp vinegar in your sterilize/water bath water to prevent scum on jars. I made these two days ago and I’m dying to open them!! I wish we could have updated the recipe sooner before you made your batch. I added 1/2 Jalapeño for heat and the pickles were wonderful. I am looking for a low sodium recipe for dill pickles and a recipe for sour pickles. I do read all of them and do my best to troubleshoot and offer advice when I can. Thank you for stopping by! I am truly sorry you didn’t enjoy the pickles. The granulated sugar and salt ratio looks wrong too. You’re welcome, Liza! If the seal does not form, refrigerate pickles and enjoy within 3 months. I would like to know if Natasha actually reads the negative comments about her dills. I’ve eaten then since I was a kid and they’ve always been great. I also added these notes to my post above, but definitely discard and do not taste canned goods if: These pickles are not bad, however I would not label these as dill pickles. I have leftover brine from my last batch of pickles. If you have additional cucumbers but not enough for another 4 qts. not a pressure cooker. Hi Norman, I’m not sure if this is what you are referring to, but we do have refrigerator pickles. Only seeds. Hi Natalia, do you recall more details about the recipe you are referring to? I’m not sure. Pour hot brine over pickles. Please please, can you send this e-mail to me? Hi Natasha at the bottom of this recipe there is a note that the canning method was updated and the water and vinegar ratios were changed because people preferred a more traditional flavoured pickle, so I assumed this was the updated recipe. ksandjs1. So fresh and thank you :):):):):): Stay tuned! I look forward to your feedback. I haven’t made this yet but it sounds amazing. If you try it out, let me know how it goes , I really want to try making these but I’m scared I’ve never pickled anything before. It says 3 litres of water and 573.75 ml of vinegar. In addition, most all were “brinier”, so now I’m really confused. Hi Terry, I’m not sure what you mean by “released air lids loose” – make sure you don’t loosen the lids or disturb the seal once the seal has formed and the lids do not make a popping sound when you push them down in the center. Bring to boil, … Hi Janice, this is my Aunts method to make the pickles. That’s just awesome!! Using this recipe for the 60+ pounds of picklers I have in my fridge. How does she get away without processing and not using a fridge??? Have hot jars ready: Put in 1 clove garlic, 1 T pickling spice, several sprigs of dill, 1 T dill seed … We always appreciate the feedback (good and bad) because it helps us to improve. I need that recipe please!!! Hello JV, I haven’t tried that yet to advise. Hi Brittany, at least a week would be best. I have a link above in the post for reference. I am trying your recipe here today. I haven’t tried those specifically so I cannot advise but that should work! Sounds interesting though. Just a reminder on the processing times – if you live <1000ft elevation, you only need to process for 10 min. Hi Victoriya, I don’t have a recipe available for that. I haven’t killed anyone yet just from the waiting time hard time keeping the family out of the pantry. Just curious – you mentioned these have a bit of sweetness, if we don’t like sweetness in our pickles, does the recipe still work well if you don’t use sugar or even if you cut the sugar amount in half? A recipe for a small batch of 4 pint (500 mL) jars including tips for getting crispy pickles. #food #recipes #canning #preserving #condiment #dill #dillpicklerelish #dillrelish #foodpreservation #homecanning #homemade #homeec #homeeconomics #homemaking #homesteading #pickles #pickling #preserving #relish … Tired of the same old store-bought dill relish? In the sterilizing lids steps, in step 2 it states: “Drain the water carefully then your jars and lids are ready to use.” Did you mean to write THEN your jars/lids are ready to use or WHEN? Obviously it would probably give more of a stronger vinegary acidic taste (which i quite like) but other than that is there any reason why this would not work? head space, Wipe the rim of each jar with a damp cloth to remove any cucumber or brine residue.Â, (If there is even a slight bit of residue, it may not allow the jar to seal properly. However, you NEED to make sure your pickling brine keeps a ratio of at least 3 parts vinegar to 4 parts water. I honestly haven’t tried that so I can’t say. Thank you! Hashtag them #natashaskitchen. 1 Teaspoon Mixed Pickling Spice . cannot find the recipe for sour pickles or low sodium. But how many days do we need to let them sit before we can eat them and try them out? Having read most of the comments so far, I have to say that there are lots of variations to making dill pickles to suit one’s taste. Sounds interesting though. I realized you have updated the recipe for the brine. The hardest part is waiting! Home Canned Pickles with Garlic and Dill. Putting up crispy dill pickles, I seem to be able to get more fruit in the jar cutting the cucumbers into wedges. I made these pickles about 4 weeks ago and opened a jar yesterday. I came back to make a bookmark and now I can’t find it. hello! I haven’t had any luck with last few pickle batches, do you have a good bread and butter pickle recipe? When you push in the center of the lid, it should not pop up and down. Wait and see. Hi Crystal, typically it does help to wait but we have enjoyed them as soon as one week later since we simply couldn’t wait. Hi Marka, at least a week would be best. Place Dill, Dill Seed, garlic, and pepper in the bottom of each Jar Cut cucumbers in quarters cutting off the ends and place in jars. We have opened them after 5 days and they were pretty good at that point also. We are always working on improving our recipes and many of you said you prefer your dill pickles more tangy than sweet. Thanks. I’m looking forward to it, and I will let you know how they turn out. We follow your aunt’s strategy and have never been sick or had a problem. Hi Sara, I would not recommend re-using it. My husband and I run this blog together and share only our best, family approved and tested recipes with YOU. One thing that I found is that Ukrainian pickles were a little sweeter than, say, a Vlasic dill pickle. Back in the day I remember barrel pickles that you had to move the “scum” to reach the pickles. Hi Britt, I honestly haven’t tried them that way but they might be a little bland without the sugar. I had the same experience with my dill pickles,no flavour. Started canning young age. Is this something wrong. You’re putting 1-2” of water in the canner or you’re covering the jars with 1-2” of water? Do you cut them and remove seeds?? I use the pickles and sandwiches and they taste OK. Didn’t want to throw out 30 jars of pickles. With any type of canning, we follow this advice: “When in doubt, throw it out” Prep … Thanks. slices (cutting into quarters usually works well). Hi Karen, I haven’t tried dried dill only in this recipe. I bought pickling vinegar which is 7% acidic. Had just the right amount of vinegar and salty flavor. Thanks! Hi Douglas, typically it does help to wait but we have enjoyed them as soon as one week later since we simply couldn’t wait. I was a bit nervous about the sweetness and texture, but they taste GREAT and they are crunchy! Cheers. This post may contain affiliate links. wide-mouth mason jars with rings and new lids, large Stock Pot (20Qt+) with Rack (or a canner), Note: Recipe updated Sept 2019 to update the canning method, reflecting current canning guidelines. Hi Joe, I think you might be referring to these refrigerator pickles. Happy Thanksgiving! The listener wanted to recreate her aunt Minnie’s secret pickle recipe… Hi,Natasha? Hi Shelly, I honestly haven’t tried this pickle recipe without the sugar. That’s great information and tip, Alicia. site, and post is truly fruitful for me, keep up posting these types of When you push in the center of the lid, it should not pop up and down. Do you just keep them in the boiling water while the stove is on for 15min? Before they are ready and become pickles? Trim off the ends of the cucumbers with a knife. My cucumbers came from the garden and were a little on the larger side of ideal! If you haven’t tried them, I would highly recommend them for refrigerated pickles. The stock of the dill also plays a role in the recipe and I think you would miss it if you skipped fresh dill. I just opened my very first jar of pickles ever! Works great! ; Dill Pickles without Vinegar - Use any size cucumbers. This recipe would still work if you prefer a brinier pickle. Online since 1995, CDKitchen has grown into a large collection of delicious Hi Nataliia, I just emailed it to you. Use small cucumbers and pack tightly. Soaking cukes in ice water for a couple hours just before packing jars ensures crunchy pickles. One of my favorite summer ‘secret ingredients’ is dill relish. This is a winner!!!!! How to make crispy classic garlic dill pickles. I have made enough pickles to know these are going to be great. Regarding safety, as with any canning, a good rule of thumb is: When in doubt, throw it out: I have overprocessed pickles before, and I don’t want to ruin my homegrown goodies by doing that again. You mentioned that they can be crunchier if taken out once the water boils. I would recommend calling around your local grocery stores and see if they have any. Without testing it out, it’s difficult to make that recommendation. Jul 7, 2015. Best Dill Pickle Recipe to Make at Home There's nothing better than homemade dill pickles to pull out of the fridge! What if you suddenly have 10” cucumbers? I hope you love it Kat! I made hamburger pickles/spears today with this recipe. Easy homemade dill pickle recipe Remove any air bubbles from the jars and wipe the rims clean and place the lids on finger tight. I prefer those to the vinegar-y pickles. I can find the image I remember but it leads me to the dill pickles page. Sometimes smaller pickles might float even when the jars are sealed and canned correctly, and it might just cause a slight discoloration. Result tasty and crunchy and not intended to be kept for long. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then lower the heat to simmer. I can’t wait to try this recipe! I made a assortment recipe too and just opened first jar and it tastes delicious! Crisps right up. If the seal does not form, refrigerate pickles and enjoy within 3 months. Pickles are done! I am a beginner to canning and this looks like a beginner recipe but a little hard to follow/understand even after reading the recipe 2-3 times. Using a jar lifter, grab one canning jar, place on a towel or wooden cutting board, then place 1 garlic clove, 3 dill sprigs, ½ tsp mustard seed, 1 bay leaf, 1 hot pepper (if using), and Ball® Pickle … I didn’t get it, can you please check if the email was right? I haven’t tried that method before but thank you for sharing that with me! Hi Lisa, I haven’t tried this with speared cucumbers so I can’t say for sure. I liked it. I was disappointed with the lack of flavour so I went back to check the recipe. I appreciate it. I love to share easy homemade recipes, simple homemaking tips and great money saving ideas. If your garden produces more cucumbers than you can eat, consider canning some to make homemade dill pickles. My mom makes the BEST DILL PICKLES EVER!!!! I can’t wait to try them!! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. We included an easy step-by-step photo tutorial on how to can pickles. I used my pressure cooker. I’m happy you’re enjoying our site, Lynette! Divide the canned dill pickle recipe ingredients between the six jars. Divide bay leaves, peppercorns, dill stems, garlic and horseradish (optional) into the bottoms of 6 Quart-sized jars. Hi Natasha I made the old recipe last year and loved them but I used pints and found they had lots of flavour. Thank you for sharing, I have this link shared in the post but great to re-share it here as well. Hi Kate, I honestly haven’t tried this pickle recipe without the sugar. I always thought you had to fill to at least 1 ” above the top of jars so they were completely submerged ! I am trying to use added sugar. I am pretty serious about my pickles and this pickle recipe does not disappoint! Place packed cans into the canning pot and cover with 1-2 inches of water. Natasha, the wait was so worth it. I’m glad you enjoyed it! I’m anxious to try them, how long do I wait? It is my Mother’s recipe and she makes them regularly when cucumbers are in season. If you experiment, please let me know how you like it. Reader reviews and suggestions were the #1 reason we completely overhauled this recipe a few months back. Removing the seeds will be best when that large. I put the jars into the canner and boiled them for 15 minutes……after reading the comments I think I’m gonna get some mushy pickles….oh well live and learn and I am learning…I only recently started doing this canning thing. I was hoping to avoid adding sugar. Don’t waste your time. I went home that weekend with several jars of freshly canned dill pickles and a much loved recipe that I’ve continued to enjoy making. Small batch canning recipe. I thought the respite was called assorti. Hi Laura, I honestly haven’t tried that so I can’t say. It’s great for imparting a vinegary dill pickle flavor without … It isn’t absolutely necessary but we rarely if ever have one that does not seal. Screw the lids on enough to keep a tight seal in place but don’t over-tighten them since air bubbles need to be able to escape. Thanks for the recipe. Hi Alicia, I haven’t tried making this yet without pricking salt, If you try it out, let me know how it goes. I’m so happy that was easy to follow! I know you have a recipe for refrigerator pickles..but I’m wondering if you’ll ever do a соленые огурцы recipe. I made it, I waited a month to open my first jar of pickles. I want to help you find ways to live well and enjoy life on a budget! Once the jars are sterilized, they can be used to can. Hi, We did update the recipe a few months ago as noted in the post above. Hi Greg, some recipes do make a sweeter pickle than Vlasic. Privacy Policy, Old towel, blanket or other padded surface to put hot jars on, Our $200 Grocery Budget: What I Spent & Saved, Fill four freshly washed quart canning jars with sliced cucumbers, leaving at least ½ in. Please check your email . https://simpleseasonal.com/.../canning/small-batch-crunchy- According to Ball, you are to cover the jars with 1 to 2 inches of water when doing a water bath. Your updated version is much different. This is my Aunt’s recipe passed on down to the family, and the only dill pickle recipe I make. Canning only seems intimidating, but with the right tools, the process for this dill pickle recipe is very straightforward and it’s quite an amazing feeling when you’ve canned something yourself :). « Aldi Meal Plan: 7 Dinners for under $50 for a Family of 5. Hi Morgan, I’ve been told it helps to form the seal. I use rock salt. Hi, I just tried the recipe, it is really good. Two? It is my Mother’s recipe and she makes them regularly when cucumbers are in season. Is this correct? What store or company trade long dill? Hi Tanya, it is 6 peppercorns per jar (I have all of the specifics in the recipe card towards the bottom). we just sterilized the jars then packed them brine. I’m confused. I would give them about 2 weeks before eating them for the best flavor. They are pretty much ready as soon as the ‘bubbles’ stop, after 3-5 days depending on the temperature. Thanks for all your delicious recipes, we cook from your site quite often. I hope you give the new version a try. For as long as i can remember, my mom only stuck to this pickle recipe because it was a family favorite. Everything went swimmingly, but only time will tell if they taste as good as they look. We made several batches of pickle recipes and this by far was our favorite. Once i have made them ow long before I can eat them? Everything I read says the vinegar water should be 1 to 1 or 1/3 water to 2/3 vinegar. Once they lid has been tightened and they are room temp, they are then stores OUTSIDE the refrigerator for about a month. Remove from the pot and leave at room temperature undisturbed for 12-24 hours. It makes up a big portion for the brine so you would have to replace it with some salt. Hi! Hi is it okay if a didn’t cover my jars with water while in the canner? I followed the original recipe that was posted…it has changed since. It’s a good recipe but not for me/family. Divide the hot brine evenly between the 4 jars of cucumbers. Can this brine be used to fill pints instead of quarts? If you haven’t tried them, I would highly recommend them for refrigerated pickles. This recipe is per quart, so scale up if you have a large clan (or an out-of-control pickle habit). This canned pickles recipe and method was shared by my Aunt Tanya. I did make them and they are in my pantry but now I’m feeling concerned they are not safe to store. Hi Sue, I haven’t tested it with 7% but I think you should still be ok with 7%. Just to let you know that your metric converter is not working correctly. Bring to a boil and process 15 minutes. I could not find anything bigger. I made these exactly as written 4 days ago. In other recipes I read it said to keep them in the water until you are ready to fill them.. HI AP, the water should be boiling hot when you pour it into the pot but the cans will cool it down so I put it on high heat and let it come to a boil. How long do they need to sit in the brine before they become “pickles” and are ready to eat? Hi, I haven’t tested it that way, but it would have a more vinegary taste. Hi Peter, thank you so much for pointing that out – that is very odd! Here you'll find delicious, trusted recipes with easy step-by-step photos and videos. What angers me the most is that your “inferior” recipe got 5 star ratings. It is very easy, a little time-consuming, delicious, and makes a lot of pickles. I hope you give the new version a try. Hi Alan, I haven’t heard anyone share results for that yet. Can I add anything to keep them crunchy? Slice cucumbers into spears by cutting lengthwise into 1/2 in. I’m Lydia. I was wondering about your aunt’s method of taking the pickles out of the canner when the water has started to boil. Will not use this website again, Hi Joanne, Maybe you missed my reply to you a few comments down? Place them in a large bowl bowl and sprinkle with the salt and turmeric. I haven’t made these yet but I have made very similar pickles for years and they turn out amazing when we take them out of the water as soon as the boil happens. I was given very large ones. The only question I have is can I use apple cider vinegar instead of the one you are suggesting? Hi Bill, this one has a little different flavor profile than store-bought dill pickles which can be very acidic and salty. If you experiment, please let me know how you like it. Wanted to follow up with my opinion of the recipe. She then seals it and sticks it in the garage on shelves for months, no processing. Hi. Joe. One of the things that people always comment on when they eat these dill … Is it possible to reduce the amount of sugar? I hope you love the dill pickles recipe! Thank you for recipe! Hi Marina, You can simply store them in the refrigerator for that. Can I use apple cider vinegar rather than white vinegar in this recipe? 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