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Post  walshevak on 7/17/2014, 5:27 am

Last year I made pickles and had some of the vinegar/brine left over, a pint and half of bread and butter and 2 quarts of kosher dill.  I did a hot water bath of the jars and they are still nicely sealed.  Can I open these jars, heat the liquid and use it to make pickles this year?  Of course I would water bath the pickles according to the canning instructions.

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Post  Judy McConnell on 7/17/2014, 6:51 am

Kay - you canned just the liquid so it should be fine to use for NEW pickles.  If you had solid spices in the jars - the liquid might be stronger than last year's start.
 
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 7/17/2014, 7:49 am

+1.  Have fun!

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Post  walshevak on 7/17/2014, 12:34 pm

7 pints of kosher dill zukes and 2 pints of bread and butter cukes.  




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Post  AtlantaMarie on 7/18/2014, 8:26 am

Woo-Hoo!  Looks great, Kay!

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Post  Judy McConnell on 7/18/2014, 8:41 am

They really look GREAT!!

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