Homemade Canned Dill Pickles

Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

These are the best canned pickles around.

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  1. You can keep your pickles whole or slice them.
  2. Wash the pickles and cut the stems off if you keep them whole.
  3. Stir the vinegar, water, and salt in large pot; let it just come to a boil.
  4. Have hot jars ready: Put in 1 clove garlic, 1 T pickling spice, several sprigs of dill, 1 T dill seed and 1 pinch alum (if you did not use lime).
  5. Pack the jars with cucumbers. Ladle the hot vinegar mixture over to within 1/2 inch of top of jars.
  6. Remove the air bubbles; wipe rims clean, seal, and process in hot water bath for 10 minutes.