Refrigerator Pickles

So far this summer, our garden has not been providing us with as much of a bounty as previous years.  I blame that epic blizzard we had on April 15th!  However, we have been getting a steady amount of cucumbers.  Too many for your typical dinner salad but not enough for a full day of canning.  Instead, I am making refrigerator pickles.



The recipe is simple.

Refrigerator Pickles

8 cucumbers 4-4 1/2″ long,

1/4 oz fresh dill a few sprigs per jar

cup white vinegar

cup water

2 cloves garlic crushed 

tsp kosher salt

tsp sugar

  1. Wash cucumbers and cut into spears or slices. Pack into a wide-mouth canning jars. Place dill in the bottom of the jars.

  2. In a saucepan, combine the vinegar, water, garlic cloves, salt, and sugar. Bring to a boil and stir until the salt and sugar are dissolved. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

  3. Pour liquid over cucumbers in the jar.

  4. Close the jar and refrigerate for a minimum of 24 hours but preferably 48 hours. Enjoy!

1 thought on “Refrigerator Pickles”

  1. We don’t get blizzards -1 is our coldest & that can happen just once, we get hot summers over the 40s. Last summer it reached 47.6 we had flying foxes & birds dropping out of the sky. Was a little scary. Hope fully it wont get to that this year. Thankyou for the recipe will definitely be putting that one in my book for future use.


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