5 Reviews

I have been asked for this recipe every time I share them with others. However, the original recipe is waaayy too salty for me. I use half as much salt. Don't skimp on the dill or garlic, either.

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edlundl1 June 10, 2011

It's extremely unlikely that one would consume enough alum in these pickles to cause harm. Alum is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a food additive. It is unhealthful to humans in quantities greater than an ounce. There's only 1 1/4 teaspoons called for in this recipe that makes two entire buckets.

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mollypaul June 29, 2010

Just finished my 5th gallon of these this season alone. Left onions out of some, bumped up the garlic and everyone loves them. Excellent refrigerator pickle.

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linda-b September 08, 2011

this is a great recipe I have shared it with lots of friends and they all say it is the best yet

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RHAMM2 June 25, 2010

Do not use alum, toxic to consume in quantities 1 tsp or more.

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cara2327 June 23, 2010
Dill & Garlic Refrigerator Pickles by the Bucket-Full