Classic Pickling

Jul 26, 2023Aeran Schmid


  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ½ cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Splendor Garden Pickling Spice "salt free"
  • 4 Kirby pickling cucumbers, quartered lengthwise
  • 4 large dill fronds
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced thin


Make the brine by adding the water, vinegar, salt, sugar, and pickling spices to a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer, stirring until the salt and sugar are dissolved. Set aside to cool slightly.
Add the cucumbers, dill, and garlic to 2 pint-sized jars or 1 quart-sized jar.
Pour the brine over the cucumbers. Seal and refrigerate, then serve as desired.

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