Grow It! Can It! Eat It!: “Clausen” Pickles

5 qt. ice cream pail with cover
cucumbers, washed, quartered, sliced
2-3 large, white onions, cut in rings
4-6 garlic cloves, cut in pieces.1/2 tsp. mustard seed
4-6 heads dill

Place onions, garlic, mustard seed & dill on bottom of pail.

Brine:  1 ½ qts. water, 1 pt. white or apple cider vinegar, ½ c. canning salt.
Heat brine to boiling.  Pour over cucumbers.  Let stand uncovered 3 days.  Cover & refrigerate.  Will keep up to one year (if they last that long).  Can place in smaller containers (I use glass qt. jars) after 3 days.