Plain.Recipes

Celery-Dill Pickles

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=494544

Ingredients

  1. medium to large cucumbers
  2. cold water
  3. celery or slices of onions
  4. dill
  5. 2 c. vinegar
  6. 1 c. sugar
  7. 1 c. water
  8. 1/3 c. salt

Directions

  1. Take medium to large cucumbers.
  2. Cut lengthwise.
  3. Soak several hours (3 to 4) in cold water and then drain.
  4. Use either celery or slices of onions with as much dill as you wish, or dill can be used alone.
  5. Pack in jars.
  6. Heat vinegar, sugar, water and salt.
  7. Boil well.
  8. Pour over pickles hot.
  9. Drain; reheat and pour over pickles again.
  10. Seal.
  11. This juice is enough for about 2 quarts.
  12. Sometimes, I do not drain the juice; heat and pour over pickles again.
  13. The pickles turn out great and this recipe using celery and dill has been passed on to many people.
  14. Use hot water bath until pickles turn color.