Now that your cucumbers have had an overnight soak in lime water, you'll see there's a slight film on them so dump them in the sink and rinse them one by one (with a light scrubbing by hand) and then dump them into an ice water bath. Sterilize your jars (I do it in the … Continue reading Making pickles pt. 2
Day: July 18, 2014
Put those hens to work!
Four wheelbarrows full of wood chips (the last of the huge pile!) got added to my big compost pile. The hens are having a blast in there churning it up and searching for bugs!
Making pickles – oh no!!!
Working on dill slices tonight....11 pints, and then I ran out of vinegar!!! Double check your supplies before slicing the first cucumber. Grrrrr.....