Sugar Free Dill Pickles

Steve likes his hamburgers with thin sliced dill pickles.  And we both like whole pickles at any picnic.  As I had grown up on a truck farm where we raised lots of fresh produce I never did see any sense in buying dill pickles. My most favorite and easiest pickle recipe I got from my home where my mother got it from her mother. It is called …

Saccharin Pickles

Now don’t get excited as it is hard to find saccharin on the store shelves any more. So I substitute the packs of sugar substitute that I can find. So here goes!

3 cups of 5 vinegar

6 cups of water

Bring the brine to a boil.

Add washed and cleaned cucumbers to the boiling brine. Watch them till they change color to a dull green.

In a clean and sterile pint jar put:

1/2 teaspoon of dill seed or a sprig of dill weed

pack  in the hot cucumbers

add 1 heaping teaspoon of salt

1 packet of sugar subtitute.

Fill Jar with the hot brine

Put a clean hot ball or mason lid on the full jar and screw on the ring.

Let it set for 24 hours so the seal can set. Check the lid if is not sealed refridgerate it and use it. If it is sealed it will keep in a cool dark place for a year…unless you eat them!!