( put in large bowl first)
- For Brine: Mix all ingredients in large pot and bring to a boil. Set aside.
- For pickles: Slice cukes into a large mixing bowl to make 7 quarts.
- Pour scant cup of pickling salt over cukes and cover with boiling water.
- Let stand for 2 hours and drain well.
- Put cucumbers into sealing jars, cover with brine, add some fresh dill, seal, and place in canner.
- Bring to a boil and turn off heat. Let stand for 20 minutes before removing jars.