Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

A neat refrigerator pickle courtesy of Covered and refrigerated, pickles should last up to one month. Refrigeration time not included in preparation time.


  1. Slice celery into 1/4 inch thick slices.
  2. Place in a clean 1 quart mason jar.
  3. Add dill and some of the celery leaves if you have them.
  4. In a small saucepan combine the vinegar, water, sugar, salt, chile, mustard seeds and peppercorns.
  5. Bring mixture to a simmer and stir until sugar and salt and completely dissolved.
  6. Carefully pour contents over the celery in the jar.
  7. Let mixture cool, uncovered, then place the lid on and refrigerate for 24 hours before enjoying.