Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Are you overrun with cucumbers in your garden? Not sure how to use all of them before they go bad? I have a recipe for you.

Well I have a black thumb and have nothing growing in my garden, but I did get an amazing coupon deal on cucumbers and got as many cucumbers as I wanted for free!! But I wasn’t sure what I could do with tons of cucumbers. How do you preserve cucumbers?

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Well you can’t freeze them, but you can turn them into pickles by canning them. Though I have nothing to use for canning and I am not sure if I could do it. So I started researching and I found that you can still make pickles without canning them. You can make Refrigerator Dill Pickles.

I didn’t have jar lids, so I used a rectangular plastic container. Actually this worked even better as I could stack the container on my shelves and saves on space used in my fridge.

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Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Serves: 1


  • 6 cups cucumber slices
  • 1 cups white vinegar
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoon salt not iodized
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 sprigs dill


  1. Add vinegar, water, salt and sugar to sauce pan and bring to a rolling boil
  2. While waiting for brine to boil layer cucumbers, dill, and garlic in container or jars
  3. When brine comes to a boil take off burner and let cool
  4. Once cooled add liquid to cucumbers and cover tightly
  5. Place in refrigerator

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