Summer Pickles / Murături de vară

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Preparation Time:  10 minutes
Cooking Time:  5 minutes


Other Info

servings: 2-4

Ingredients

U.S.

Ingredients

European

6-8

Cucumbers (medium)

6-8

4 ½ - 6 ½ c

Water

1 - 1 ½ L

2 Tbs

Salt

2 Tbs

1 tsp

Pepper

1 tsp

5

Garlic cloves

5

2

Dill blossoms

2


Directions

1.  Clean the cucumbers well and cut the stem-end only.

2.  Season the water with salt and pepper and stir until the salt is completely dissolved.

3.  Put the cucumbers in a large sterilized jar* (or several smaller jars), completely cover with seasoned water.

4.  Peel garlic cloves and add them, along with dill blossoms to the jar (if using small jars, put some garlic and some dill in each).

5.  Cover the jar(s) with moistened cellophane, tie the jar tightly and keep at room temperature for 7 days.

6.  Refrigerate after 7 days. Once chilled, pickles can be served any time.

 

Notes: This is a ‘fast setting’ recipe, but not long lasting.  Pickles will keep for 2 weeks in the refrigerator. 

 

Variations: You can add various other spices if you’d like. Peppercorns, mustard seeds, caraway seeds, coriander seeds etc. (whole spices are best).

 

Substitutions: Dill blossoms/Fresh or dried sprigs of dill.

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