Dill Pickles

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Today my hubby, the little one and I took a trip to a close by local farm and farm stand. I got two flats of pickling cukes, a flat of blueberries, four bundles of dill, and a few other fresh finds.

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Once home, I began my pickling session by making a batch of vinegar dills. As in boiling water bath, quick pickles.

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As I felt the tiredness coming on I made the executive decision to make one huge, ‘easy’ batch of fermented pickles, thereby saving myself a bunch of labor. I had planned on using the crock anyway, but I filled it. I truly filled it.

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The Crock.

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A look inside the crock at the ‘aromatics,’ as the recipe calls them.

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Onions, dill fronds, and underneath, garlic cloves, peppercorns, dried hot peppers, and very locally picked grape leaves (for crispness).


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Cucumbers layered inside the giant crock.

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The cucumbers in their…

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