This homemade dill pickles recipe was passed down for generations and generations in US farmer family somewhere between the mid-1800s.
What size cucumbers are best for pickling? For homemade dill pickles is better when they’re really small. If cucumbers are a little bit big, you can cut both ends off.
For sterile jars, you can warm up them in the oven at 220 degrees for about 30 minutes. You can boil jars if you prefer that method.
Make sure that you bring the brine up to a boil. Fill jars up with cucumbers to just at the rim.
Pour the boiling brine over the cucumbers and left about half an inch of headspace.