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Old 27-04-2019, 03:29 PM posted to rec.food.preserving
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Default Pickle Crisp and Fermented pickles

On 4/27/2019 5:27 AM, songbird wrote:

then i make the brine and bring it to a boil but
i don't cook the cucumbers at all, just dump the
brine in the jars, wipe the rim and put a lid on
and then process as quick as possible to get them
sealed. the lids are warmed up in some hot water
first.


Kinda agree. I don't always know what is normal, so don't argue much on
this subject.

I DO know that Claussen Dills go "soggy" if I buy the "1/4 cut
(lengthwise)" spears. I now only buy the "Whole" dill pickles. Izzat
part of the problem? Whole versus cut?

nb