Make Your Own DIY 2-Hour Pickles With This Brilliant Recipe

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Back in the day, we’d spend hours and hours at grandma’s house canning fruits and veggies for the winter. Sure, it seemed tedious at the time, but it was great for family bonding and learning to be resourceful with food.

One of the most fun things to make was always pickles. The problem? Having to wait for a long time to eat them!


People who like pickles will try all sorts of interesting pickle-flavored snacks — just look at these pickle slushes at Sonic!

Well, if you’re a pickle-lover, you’ll be happy to know that there are some quick-pickling hacks you can use to eat this salty treat sooner rather than later.


Following the instructions below, you can make your own DIY two-hour pickles!

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  • 8 small cucumbers
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1 bunch of dill
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Step 1: Cut Cucumbers

To begin, cut the ends off of all your cucumbers. Next, slice the cucumbers lengthwise. It’s only necessary to cut them in half, but you can cut them into quarters if you’d prefer.

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Step 2: Cut Garlic

Take all the cloves from the head of garlic and cut each clove in half.


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Step 3: Add Salt, Garlic, And Dill

Combine the cucumbers, salt, garlic, and dill in a plastic container. Shake the container in order to evenly spread out the ingredients.

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Step 4: Wait 2 Hours

Next, put the plastic container aside and forget about it for two hours. Once the hours have passed, open the container and eat your delicious pickles!

finished pickles
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Check out the video below to watch the steps in more detail.

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