Canning Dill Pickles
August 19th

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A sink of cucumbers that have been individually scrubbed by Allan.

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They got to soak overnight in about 30 L of brine.

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Jars ready to go in the oven for sterilizing, along with the lids and vinegar.

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Start the day with two hours of making the pickling liquid and filling 18 hot jars with cucumbers, dill, garlic and mustard seed. We were too busy to take pictures!

The canner heating up and lids boiling in the adjacent pot.

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Adding jars to the canner. Each batch held six jars.

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All 18 jars processed and cooling

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Then there was the washing up to do. Sheila went off to a spinning demonstration and left this part for Allan.

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All now in storage, ready for their rest period.

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