Refrigerator Pickles

Go to your garden, local farmer’s market or grocery store and grab some vegetables! Golden Fig owner, Laurie Crowell, stopped by to show us how to make tasty refrigerator pickles.

Refrigerator Pickles

4 c water
10 garlic cloves peeled
2.5 c white vinegar
6 tsp kosher salt handful of fresh dill sprigs
1 tsp celery seed
1 tsp coriander seed
1 tsp mustard seed
1 tsp mixed peppercorns
1 tap red pepper flakes
6 kirby cucumbers, quartered with ends cut off
2 quart jars

6 young carrots, peeled and halved
handful snap peas, de stringed
1 small onion, peeled and quartered
fennel, sliced


1. In medium saucepan, bring water to boil
2. Reduce to simmer and add garlic cloves and cook 5 minutes
3. Add vinegar and salt and stir, while simmering, until salt dissolves
4. In 2 quart jars, divide fresh dill and spices evenly. add 5 garlic cloves to each jar
5. Pack veggies in tightly.
6. Pour hot brine over.
7. Let cool, cover and refrigerate.

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