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Naturally Cultured Pickles

Cultures For Health

http://www.culturesforhealth.com/naturally-cultured-pickles-recipe
Makes: 1 Quart

 

Sliced Pickles

 

Once the fermentation period is complete, the vegetables can be removed to a storage container if desired. Store cultured pickles in the refrigerator or root cellar.

 

Ingredients


Pickling-style cucumbers, sliced
Fresh garlic, chopped or minced
Fresh or dried dill weed
3/4+ cup water

1 grape leaf


One of the following:
1-1/2 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoon salt and 1/4 cup whey

Cooking Method


  • Dissolve the salt in water then add the whey if using.  
  • Place the grape leaf in the bottom of the container.
  • Mix the cucumber slices, garlic, and dill together and place in a fermentation container. Pour the liquid over the vegetables. Ideally the vegetables should be submerged under the liquid. 
  • Ferment for 7 to 14 days or longer at room temperature. (If using a starter culture, follow the instructions that came with the culture to ensure adequate time for full bacteria development.)
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