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Sour Dill Pickles

Serves: 8
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Ingredients

1 pound pickling cucumbers
4 garlic cloves
1 (0.75-ounce) package fresh dill
1 1/3 cup white distilled vinegar
2/3 cup water
3 tablespoons kosher salt
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon yellow mustard seeds
1 teaspoon black peppercorns
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Instructions

With a fork, poke several holes all over the surface of each cucumber. Place the cucumbers, garlic and dill in a large sealable jar with a tight-fitting lid. In a medium saucepan, combine remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Once the salt and sugar have dissolved, remove the liquid from the heat and cool to room temperature. Pour the cooled pickling liquid over the cucumbers and tightly attach the lid. Refrigerate for 3 days before serving.

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