Last updated 6/12/2012 12:52:39 AM. Recipe ID 14382. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Dilled beans
Yield: 8 See note
2 lb Green beans
1 ts Celery seed
1 ts Mustard seed
4 sm Cloves garlic, cut in half
ds Cayenne pepper
8 Heads fresh dill
2 1/2 c Water
2 1/2 c White vinegar
1/3 c Coarse salt
NOTE: this recipes makes 8 one-half pint jars.
Wash beans and cut off ends. Pack beans lengthwise in half pint jars,
trimming if necessary to fit into jars with 1/4 inch head space.
To each jar add 1/8 teaspoon celery seed, a half clove garlic, few
grains cayenne and a head of dill.
Heat the 2 1/2 cups of water, the vinegar, and salt to boiling, pour
over beans, allowing 1/4 inch head space. Work out bubbles in jars
with a rubber spatula. Add additional liquid if necessary to fill
jars to proper level. Adjust caps.
Heat water in a large pot with a rack. Place sealed jars on rack in
the hot water and add enough hot water to cover them one or two
inches. Quickly bring water to a boil, then reduce heat to hold water
to a steady gentle boil (Do not use controlled temperature burner).
Boil 10 minutes.
Remove jars and cool on a wire rack away from drain.
== Courtesy of Dale & Gail Shipp, Columbia Md. ==
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