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Sundays in Fall and beyond

It feels good to see the seasons change.   

You have so many options for creating at this time of year.  Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas.  

Read on for the pickle recipe you can give as a gift with our festive mason jar lids....   and rings

Enjoy these pickles all year round.....

Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles

10-12 pickling cucumbers
4 cups water
2 1/2 cups white vinegar
2 tablespoons kosher salt (or more to taste)
1 teaspoon sugar
big bunch of fresh dill is best, but you can use dried
1 head of garlic skins removed, cloves smashed (less if its a strong garlic)
10 peppercorn kernels

Slice cucumbers into 1/4 inch slices or spears. Set aside
To make brine, combine water, vinegar, salt, and sugar in medium sauce pan. Bring to a boil and swirl to make sugar and salt dissolve. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

Add cucumbers to jars. Do not pack them super tight   
as you'll want room for the brine. Add the fresh 

dill, smashed garlic, and peppercorns to the jars. 

Finish by adding enough brine to cover the 

cucumbers. Seal with an airtight lid and store in the 

refrigerator for at least one week. Pickles should be 

good for at least 4-6 weeks after that. This recipe 

made enough for one pint and two quart jars.    I often

use the mini mason jars as gifts.


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