Quick Dill Pickles. Kirby cucumbers are the most common for pickling as they tend to retain their crunch. You can use this same brine to pickle other vegetables such as blanched cauliflower, carrots, beets or green beans.
Make Sun Pickles with the kids! whole Kirby cucumbers (or other pickling cucumbers) 2 cups distilled vinegar 5 cups water 1/2 cup Kosher Salt 1 bunch fresh dill 10 cloves garlic (more or less to your tastes) 2-4 jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tbsp whole peppercorns