JD's Burger Pickles
4 pounds pickling cucumbers, sliced (approx. 1 heaping gallon of slices)
5 cups water
5 cups vinegar
4 Tbs pickling/canning salt
6 cloves, fresh garlic, peeled and sliced
2 Tbs Peppercorns
Add to Each Pint Jar along with cucumber slices:
1/2 tsp Ball Pickling Spice Mix
2-4 cloves, fresh garlic, peeled and scored
2 Jalapeno slices/rings
1/8 tsp Pickle Crisp
Add water, vinegar, pickling/canning salt, garlic, and peppercorns to large pot and bring to full rolling boil.
To each prepared, sanitized pint jar, add 1/2 tsp. Ball Pickling Spice Mix , 2 - 4 cloves garlic, and 2 jalapeno rings (optional). Divide cucumber slices between approx. 8 pint jars, add 1/8 tsp. Pickle Crisp, top off with hot brine to 1/2" head-space, wipe rims of jars, secure lids and bands and process in a boiling bath for 10 minutes/pints 15 minutes/quarts or as required for your altitude/elevation.
Makes approx 8 pints
Recipe and Photos by: JD Provence for Canning and Cooking at Home