Make dill pickles by cleaning cucumbers and snipping off the blossom end. Place the cucumbers and spices in a crock, cover in brine, and add a plastic bag filled with water over the top of the cucumbers to keep them subm... More » Food Cooking

To make crisp dill pickles, first prepare a brine solution using vinegar, pickling salt and water. Place cleaned fresh cucumbers in a canning jar, and add dill and mustard seeds. Ladle hot brine into the jar, leaving app... More » Food Cooking

To make kosher deli dill pickles with garlic, scrub the cucumbers well, especially at the ends. Add 3 cloves of lightly crushed garlic, 1 to 2 tablespoons of whole black peppercorns and 1 bunch of fresh dill to the botto... More » Food Cooking

Tips for canning crisp pickles at home include using freshly picked cucumbers, using non-waxed cucumbers, cutting off the blossom end, soaking cucumbers in ice water before pickling, and adding grape leaves to the pickle... More » Food Cooking Vegetables

Make crisp refrigerator pickles by combining sliced cucumbers, white vinegar, pickling salt and dill in a jar and placing them in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. The trick to crisp refrigerator pickles is to use the... More » Food Cooking

One recipe for fried dill pickles is the Food Network's Almost-Famous Fried Pickles that includes a recipe for a dipping sauce to serve with the pickles. This recipe serves around four people and takes about 15 minutes t... More » Food Cooking

Canning recipes for beginners include pickled yellow squash, garlic dill pickles, garlic and coriander quick-pickled baby carrots and strawberry refrigerator jam. Another ideal recipe for beginners is peach, plum and gin... More » Food Cooking