Jarring Experience

30 Aug 2008 by admin, No Comments »

During the time it took a toddler and 5 year old to nap, I transformed 14lbs of cukes from this:

To this:

10 quarts of pickles (three of refrigerator garlic pickles, the rest of them sealed-in-jar kosher dills). The eleventh jar burst in the canner — I knew something was wrong when there were pickle slices floating all around the jars as they were processing.

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  1. Owlhaven says:

    These look awesome– good job!

    I always lose a jar or two during canning too, maybe one every 5 canner loads….

    Mary, mom to many

  2. Megan (mommatothebear on SM) says:

    My parent’s apple tree was VERY productive this year. We are spending this weekend making use of it! Apple butter, apple sauce and cinnamon apples are being canned. (We did 4 quarts of apple sauce today, and started 2 batches of apple butter that are cooking overnight in the crock pots) and of course some apple desserts for now. 🙂

    Please e-mail me your Kosher pickles recipe. Soon, i’m going to be up to my ears in cukes. 🙂

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