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Garlic dill pickles UPDATE! READY TO EAT IN 3 DAYS WITH VAC CANISTER

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Dang, this is going to be a long wait ......

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Gary, I just got a PM from Dave Omak about using a vacuum canister to speed up the time for pickling.

Claims you can make these pickles in 18 hours.

I'm going to check it out & give it a try.

I have some errands to run today & I'll look for some pickling cukes.

I'll let you know what happens.

Al
 

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OK here they are.

Six lbs. of cukes all vacuumed up.

Hope this works!


Gonna check them in a couple of days.

Al
 

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That batch will last a day or 2....   They look good already...  
 

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That batch will last a day or 2....   They look good already...  
Thanks again for finding this info, Dave!

This would change everything.

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That batch will last a day or 2....   They look good already...  
OK Dave I just tried a pickle after 20 hours & it tastes like it has been pickling for 4 or 5 weeks.

I think 3 days in the canisters will be like 3 or 4 months in the Ball jars.

This is absolutely great!

I can't thank you enough for finding this information for me.  


Al
 

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I'll be watchin this too Al ! If it works, I've gotta couple of vac canisters I'll put to work !
Thanks for posting this !
You can put them to work now, cause this really works!!!

Al
 

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That's good to know....   Not everything you find on the internet is BS...  AMAZING !!!!
 

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Still looking for canisters for my Nesco (they are out)   I hope these pickles are as good as you say, we put 6 more jars up last night, (Cukes coming on like gang busters)

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Still looking for canisters for my Nesco (they are out)   I hope these pickles are as good as you say, we put 6 more jars up last night, (Cukes coming on like gang busters)

Gary
If you have the jar sealer, it will work in quart jars.....
 

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If you have the jar sealer, it will work in quart jars.....
Nah dumb ole me didn't get all the attachments when I bought the sealer.

I emailed Nesco to see when they will be back in stock 

Also trying to find out if other brands would work ? I'm thinking is the tube

attachment different ?

Gary
 

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No idea about Nesco stuff....
 

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UPDATE!! 2 days & the color already looks like they have been pickling for 2 or 3 months.

The taste is also coming along nicely.

I think 1 or 2 more days & they will be ready!

Al
 

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UPDATE:

Day 3, they are taking on a lot more flavor.

I think most folks would be happy with them right now.

I like my pickles a little stronger, so I'm going to let them go another day.

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After waiting six weeks for the pickles to be ready, my wife and kids ate everything I made in a couple days. They are really, really good tasting pickles.  I just made 9 quarts of pickles and may look into a vacuum canister system to speed up the process.  

thanks again!
 

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After waiting six weeks for the pickles to be ready, my wife and kids ate everything I made in a couple days. They are really, really good tasting pickles.  I just made 9 quarts of pickles and may look into a vacuum canister system to speed up the process.  

thanks again!
If you have the jar attachment, just vac-seal the jars....
 

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What a great idea, Al!  I even have a Foodsaver with vacuum container.  Will definitely try this one, maybe even with okra and a bit of heat.

 

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Wow! I just found this. I've been wanting to get into canning and pickling so this thread  was a great find.

Thanks, Al

How did you sterilize the vacuum canister and the storage canister?
 
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