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My whole dill pickles spoiled even though I did everything "right". Why?


The cucumbers were probably wedged so tightly into jars that almost no room was left for the boiling hot pickling solution. Whole cucumbers should be packed fairly loosely.
 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

 

 

 

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