How do you pickle dill?

How do you pickle dill?

Soak the lids in hot water to soften the rubber seals. Add 1 teaspoon of dill seeds or 2 or 3 sprigs of dill to each quart jar before adding cucumbers. Optional: Spice these pickles up by adding 1 clove of garlic to each jar and 2 allspice berries to each jar.

How do you Sterilise glass jars for pickling?

Wash your jars and the lids in hot soapy water, but do not dry them. Instead, leave them to stand upside down on a roasting tray while they're still wet. Pop the tray of clean, wet jars and lids in to a preheated oven at 160-180ÂșC for about 15 mins.

How do I make pickling jars?

To pre-sterilize jars, place the cleaned jars right-side-up on a rack in a canner and fill the jars and canner with water to 1-inch above the tops of the jars. Bring the water to a boil and then boil for 10 minutes at altitudes less than 1,000 feet elevation.

How do you seal pickles?

An airtight vacuum seal forms when the jars cool, shutting microbes out. Once canned, most pickles keep for up to one year. Before use, wash jars in hot, soapy water and rinse thoroughly. Then put the clean jars on the wire rack inside the boiling-water canner.

HOW DO YOU CAN jars without a canner?

Simply fill your mason jars as directed by whatever repine you're using, put the lids and rings on, and place the jars into the stock pot. Fill the pot with enough water to cover your jars by at least 2 inches. As long as your stock pot is deep enough for that, you are ready to can.

Do you need to sterilize jars for dry food storage?

Not every glass jar is a good candidate for storing dry goods in your food storage. Use a little common sense. The jars must be able to be completely cleaned and sterilized.

Is it better to store rice in glass or plastic?

Although rice is not typically sensitive to any type of container, plastic, glass or steel cans, it is best to keep it stored cleanly. Stored rice will absorb as much oxygen as it can, especially if sealed tightly with an absorber.