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Title Oliviaa's Perfect Pickles 
Preparation time 30 mins prep, 3 hour wait, about 30 mins assembly 
Servings 2 quarts plus 
Ingredients 9 salad size cucumbers, sliced 1/4 to 1/2 inch
3/4 cup kosher salt
3 Tbsp mustard seed
3 Tbsp chopped garlic (roasted if available)
1 Tbsp Turmeric*
1 Tbsp black peppercorns
2 cups white vinegar
2 cups apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
1 Tbsp red pepper flakes* 
Method Layer cukes in a wide bowl, sprinkling the the kosher salt and a tiny bit of the red pepper flakes as you go. Top with ice cubes, up to three trays, and let set with a heavy plate on top for three hours.

Rinse well. Rinse well. Rinse well.

Remove as much moisture as possible and pack into heat resistant jars.

Combine the remaining ingredients and bring to a full boil, then immediately remove from heat. Pour brine over jarred cuke slices, and allow to set for at least an hour. Wipe the rim and seal. Once room temp, place in the fridge. Ready to eat once fully chilled, but they get better as they age! 
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Credit My best buddy Olivia made some amazing pickles for a potluck at work. When I asked her for the recipe she laughed and said she had sort of winged it - and I love that!!! This is what I made based on her comments, lol! It's GOOD, folks!

*these were not mentioned by my BFF, but I had them, and decided I'd add them... 
Posted by Linda 
Posted on Saturday 14 July 2018 - 12:46:22