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Freezer Dill Slices



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Freezer Dill Slices


Makes: 4 pints / Preparation time: 15 minutes

Total time: 20 minutes (plus standing and refrigerating time)


This is a good go-to recipe when you’re awash in pickling cucumbers.

Feel free to kick up the dill weed.



2 1/2 pounds pickling cucumbers

3 tablespoons pickling salt

4 garlic cloves, minced

1/3 cup minced dill weed

1 teaspoon dill seeds

1 cup chopped red bell pepper

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 1/2 cups cider vinegar


Gently wash the cucumbers and slice them thin, discarding a slice from both ends of each cucumber. You should have about 8 cups. In a large bowl, toss the cucumber slices with the salt. Let them stand for 2 to 3 hours, then drain them.


In another bowl, stir all of the remaining ingredients together. Pour the mixture over the cucumber slices; stir well.


Refrigerate the mixture for 8 to 10 hours. Pack the cucumber slices and syrup in freezer bags or rigid containers and freeze them. Thaw the pickles in the refrigerator for about 8 hours before serving.


From “The Joy of Pickling” by Linda Ziedrich





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