Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Refrigerator Dill Pickles
(makes 1 jar)
(Adapted from Food in Jars)
((Printable Recipe))

1 Kirby cucumber
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
a few sprigs of fresh dill
2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
1 teaspoon peppercorns

Bring the water, vinegar and salt to a boil.

Wash and slice the cucumber.

Fill the jar with the garlic and peppercorns.  Add in the dill sprigs and sliced cucumbers.  Pour over the vinegar solution up to a 1/4 inch from the top of the jar.

 Screw on the lid and allow to cool, then chill for at least 24 hours.

If you love the strong bite of vinegar, these pickles are for you.

Linked to: Confessions of a Stay at Home Mommy , Skip to My Lou, Delightfully Dowling,
Midnight Maniac , Katherine Martinelli


  1. You have inspired me to do a "pickle" project with my 6yo because she loves loves them!

  2. We made pickles about 2 months ago when I had cucumbers coming out of my ears. The recipe we used said they had to sit for 2 months so in about 2 days I get to try out my pickles!!! This recipe looks much easier though.... oh well you live you learn.

  3. mmmm I love pickles. My mouth is salivating from your photos! great stuff.

  4. Pickles are a must in our house. My son loves vinegar. This will be a big hit for sure.

  5. I just posted pickles yesterday! Next time I am adding peppercorns to mine. Looks delicious.

  6. Gorgeous post ..am gonna try this soon

  7. I really love pickles. I will try your fantastic pickle recipe this coming sunday. . .