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Nice Smurfy! My cukes have a way to go. Our spring was a lot later down here this year. Do you use jalapenos? Do you put a clove or two of garlic in the jar too?

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the peppers are a thia chili pepper, and yes i put 4-5 pieces of garlic in each jar along with sliced onions!!!!!!!!! i used to put 6 peppers in but in my older age that got to be to much so i cut it back to 4. i would think Jalepenos would work though!!!!! 

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Nothing better then homemade pickles. We did 84 quarts last year but the kids didn't eat all of them so we are going to skip a year.

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4 minutes ago, otterman91105 said:

Nothing better then homemade pickles. We did 84 quarts last year but the kids didn't eat all of them so we are going to skip a year.

i still have some from 2016, most from last year yet but i like to stay ahead. how do they say it........i like to let them MELD!!!!!!!!!😁:grin: that was a 1/2 bushel, smaller batches makes it not so over whelming. especially on a work nite. 

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4 hours ago, otterman91105 said:

My wife loves pickled green beans i dont suppose you want to share your recipe? 

sure. the brine consists of 2 qts water, 2 cups vinegar and 1/2 cup pickling salt. 

add dill, garlic and onion to the jars. then add the brine and let sit for a few weeks to a month. 

3 hours ago, snagfinder said:

No offense but them lids and rings be looking a little scary.

 they don't get sealed so I reuse them. they sit in the frig. as far as the rims, as long as they don't fold up when you squeeze them a bit there still good to reuse...…..to each there own. been doing it for 30 years with no issue!!!!!!

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35 minutes ago, smurfy said:

sure. the brine consists of 2 qts water, 2 cups vinegar and 1/2 cup pickling salt. 

add dill, garlic and onion to the jars. then add the brine and let sit for a few weeks to a month. 

 they don't get sealed so I reuse them. they sit in the frig. as far as the rims, as long as they don't fold up when you squeeze them a bit there still good to reuse...…..to each there own. been doing it for 30 years with no issue!!!!!!

And look what it has done to you!

 

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13 minutes ago, roony said:

And look what it has done to you!

 

😖:crazy::wacko: you might have a point there!!!!!!!!!!:lol::P

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9 hours ago, snagfinder said:

No offense but them lids and rings be looking a little scary.

 

Bahahaha, don't even go there. 😅

Edited by leech~~

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No pictures, to busy getting caught up after being gone a week but nade 2 more 2 gallon jugs of cukes and 4 qts of pickled green beans. 

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On 7/19/2018 at 10:20 AM, otterman91105 said:

Nothing better then homemade pickles. We did 84 quarts last year but the kids didn't eat all of them so we are going to skip a year.

Are you open to adopting?

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Figured as long as I'm filling jars, I'd fill a few more. Made 2 more 2 gallon jugs of pickled cukes, 4 qts saurkraut, and 2 batches of frig pickles.

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Well the 13 pints of salsa is put away. Today it was 14 qts of stewed tomatoes, 7 pints tomato juice. Also did a double batch of summer cukes and a different cuke recipe. If that wasn't enough I mowed the lawn also. I'm [PoorWordUsage]ed!

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