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How to pickle cucumbers for the winter using dry sterilization method

Kateryna YagovychFood
Cucumbers pickled using dry sterilization. Source: pexels.com

Proper sterilization is the key to high-quality and tasty preservation. And if the classic method is too time-consuming and troublesome for you, use the dry method. It is best suited for cucumbers.

The idea of making pickled cucumbers using the dry sterilization method was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Svitlana with the nickname bonitavkusnoo. You just need to put the required amount of salt, sugar, and vinegar in a jar.

How to pickle cucumbers for the winter using dry sterilization method

Ingredients:

  • 5 cherry leaves
  • 5 currant leaves
  • 5 black peppercorns
  • 3 allspice peas
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 bay leaves
  • horseradish leaves
  • dill umbel

Ingredients for the brine:

  • 3 tsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 50 ml. vinegar 9%

Method of preparation:

How to pickle cucumbers for the winter using dry sterilization method

1. Soak the cucumbers in cold water for 2-3 hours.

2. Put horseradish leaves, bay leaves, dill, cherries, currants, pepper and garlic on the bottom of the jar.

How to pickle cucumbers for the winter using dry sterilization method

3. Then put the cucumbers tightly.

How to pickle cucumbers for the winter using dry sterilization method

4. Add salt, sugar, and vinegar to each liter jar.

5. Cover the jars with lids, but do not tighten them.

How to pickle cucumbers for the winter using dry sterilization method

6. Put the jars in a pot of cold water and put them on the stove.

7. When the water in the pot boils, wait 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, take out the jars, pour boiling water over each jar, and tighten the lids. Turn the jars over and wrap them in a blanket until they cool.

How to pickle cucumbers for the winter using dry sterilization method

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