Pickled beans

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I have recently attempted to pickle green beans the way my mother did when I was younger. I helped her out but it's been about 30 years ago so I'm having trouble getting the right amount of salt. I am doing pint jars and I tried 3/4 T. and it wasn't quite enough, they pickled but not all the way. One recipe said 1 T. for a quart but that seemed like alot. Can anyone give me the correct amount of sal per jar? Thanks in avance

YB
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I guess.........

it all depends on the amount of brine you intend to make. I have seen recipe's that call for 1/2tsp per quart to 1/2 cup for 4 pounds of beans

I take it you are using pickling salt and not table salt?

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