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Why is it so important to measure salt and water carefully when making brined dill pickles?


Ingredients must be measured accurately when making brined pickles to get the correct concentration of salt. This will permit the growth of lactic acid bacteria while preventing the growth of most spoilage organisms.
 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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