Quicky Pickles

7/7/2019 – We finished the assembly of our first pickled okra and had a lot of brine left–and still a pile of cucumbers. Grabbed two quart jars, trimmed a pile of small cukes and turned the fire back on for the pots used for the pickled okra a few minutes ago.

8/14 & 23/2019 – First tests and they are very good but could be more crunchy. Try doubling the Xtra Crunch.

What we did was as follows:

  1. Sanitized jars.
  2. trimmed the cucumbers
  3. cleaned up 8-10 cloves of garlic
  4. stuffed the whole cukes in the jars with the garlic and jalapeno strips as they were filled;
  5. poured the very hot brine up to 1/2″ headspace
  6. processed them in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes
  7. Did not record in this entry that we added Xtra Crunch but we are sure we did.

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