To Make the Pickling Brine for about 4 pints jars
2 cups water
1 cup white vinegar
1 tbs pickling salt
Into each jar of pickle spears or rounds add
1-2 whole garlic cloves, peeled
4 sprigs of fresh dill per jar
1 tsp peppercorns
½ tsp hot pepper flakes (adjust for personal taste)
Prepare Jars Sterilize jars + lids
Put 1-2 garlic cloves into the bottom of each jar. Add 4 dill sprigs to each jar.
Add peppercorns and hot pepper flakes.
Wash and trim the ends of your cucumbers. Cut into thin rounds or spears and pack into the jars tightly.
To make the brine boil the water, vinegar and pickling salt.
Pour the boiling brine into the jars over the cucumbers and put the lids on the jars.
Let cool on the counter and then refrigerate.
Cure for one week before eating.
Please follow proper safety measures for food storage when canning or pickling!