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How To Make Refrigerator Dill Pickles

See how to make refrigerator dill pickles. No canning or special equipment required! It's simple, easy, and surprisingly delicious!

3-1/2 cups water
1-1/4 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon canning salt (NOT table salt)
1 tablespoon sugar
cucumbers, unpeeled, sliced into disks (about 4 cups)
2 cloves garlic (whole)
2 heads fresh dill

Boil the water, vinegar, sugar, and salt in a saucepan. Cool. Add cucumbers, garlic, and dill in a plastic or glass bowl (not metal!). Cover with the cooled liquid. Put in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days. The pickles should be good for 6 weeks. Enjoy!



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Any supermarket that carries

By Almanac Staff

Any supermarket that carries pickling supplies/jars should carry canning (or pickling) salt. It may be seasonal. You could also substitute with kosher salt. (Kosher salt is not as dense as pickling salt so you'll need to use more.)

Any Refrigerator recipes for

By Julie Ruff

Any Refrigerator recipes for sweet pickles?

Yes! Here are two "sweet"

By Almanac Staff

Yes! Here are two "sweet" recipes:



Did you ever go to the

By Valerie Reed and Dan Baumgardner

Did you ever go to the neighborhood corner store and get a pickle from a large barrel? One time in Tacoma Wa even the Nalley Valley smell of pickles in extra large wooden barrel was main attraction

Puyallup Fair the local

By Valerie Reed and Dan Baumgardner

Puyallup Fair the local display they childern's canning abilities and are jugded by large ribbons 4-H cucumber picking season and other hobbies
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how do I save the

By Paulathecook

how do I save the refrigerator dill pickle recipe to my recipe box?

I would like a recipe for the

By paco12348

I would like a recipe for the Refrigerator Pickles like Clauson's one buys in the store.

We can't vouch for it, but we

By Almanac Staff

We can't vouch for it, but we found this recipe using a search engine: http://www.food.com/recipe/claussen-kosher-pickle-copycat-249520

i love pickles. they are so

By stevesue1

i love pickles. they are so delicious. especially from this recipe.

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed!

By Almanac Staff

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed! I make them all the time. When you have new cucumbers, just throw them into them into the mix that you already made. Easy. Best, Catherine (the person featured in the video)

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