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Gherkins - pickled
Lots of gherkins and squash in the garden now. The gherkins are for pickles, so they have been rinsed and pricked, and then put in a brine for 24 hours before they are put in a vinegar solution.
Recipe: Brine: 1 liter cold water 1 Dl coarse salt Pickling vinegar : 1 liter vinegar 500 g sugar little onions dill sprigs 1-2 tbsp pickle spices
Atamon.Stir the brine until the salt is dissolved. Wash and prick the gherkins and soak them in the brine for 24 hours.Boil the pickling vinegar 3-5 minutes depending on the size of the onions. Take from heat and add Atamon. Drain the gherkins and wipe them in a dishtowel . Put in cleaned glass jars and pour the pickling vinegar over the gherkins until they are covered.