Kosher-Style Dill Pickles


Preparation info
  • Makes

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Better Than Store-Bought: Authoritative recipes that most people never knew they could make at home

By Helen Witty and Elizabeth Schneider

Published 1979

  • About

These Eastern European favorites have become widely known in the United States, thanks largely to delicatessens. Unfortunately, many of the kosher-style pickles presently encountered at these places are rank with garlic oil and other shortcut flavorings used in place of the fresh dill, garlic, and pickling spices needed for the pungency that enhances the natural cucumber flavor.

Making your own half-sours or full-sours is an easy task, feasible whe