24 Hour Dills

24 Hour Dills

In a full day, you can make delicious dill pickles from scratch. Homemade pickles are the tastiest pickles, and this recipe shows you how to make pickles right at home.


  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups vinegar
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 6 stalks fresh dill weed
  • 6 cloves peeled garlic
  • 2 3/4 pounds cucumbers, with ends trimmed


  1. Boil water, vinegar and salt. Place in large crock or jar.
  2. Layer dill, garlic and cucumbers.
  3. Pour boiling syrup over all and let stand for 24 hours then refrigerate.

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I'm excited to make this recipe for the first time! a word to the wise, don't pour boiling syrup into a non-heat safe jar... it can explode and burn you. I had an accident about a month ago. I chose a plastic bowl to let everything stand in overnight or at least until it cools.


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