4-6 medium cucumbers (or carrots)
For the brine:
1 cup vinegar (white, apple, rice, or mixture)
1 cup water
1/2 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar or honey (optional)
Pinch each of spices and herbs (dill, dill seed, garlic, peppercorn,
celery seed, chili flakes, etc.)
This recipe is a perfect way to show kids how to make a deli favorite right in the classroom!
- Slice cucumbers into thin rounds and place in jar or bowl.
- Add brine ingredients to saucepan and bring to boil. Stir occasionally to help dissolve salt and sugar.
- Add brine to cucumbers. Let sit for at least 25 minutes before munching. The longer the cucumbers are in the brine, the stronger the flavors.