If you have a refrigerator, then you’re half way to making these awesomely easy refrigerator PINK dill pickles. With just 5 minutes of prep and a day in the fridge, these are ready to eat!
The possibilities are really endless as far as what kind of spice combinations you can use to make you own pickles but this is a simple, traditional recipe that’s a great starting point if these are the first pickles you’ve ever made. I happened to have some fresh dill leftover from the egg salad I made for our recent trip to Hershey and not being one to waste leftovers, I decided to finally try making my very own refrigerator pickles.
I was really surprised how easy they were to make and how pretty they looked with the fresh dill and red onions. I made two jars and I’m planning to gift one to whoever stops by my house next! Thankfully we have an extra fridge in the basement now so I can store things like refrigerator pickles. 🙂 But even if you are a one-fridge household, these don’t take up any more room than a normal pickle jar.
You will need two quart-sized, wide-mouth Mason jars and this is optional but I prefer the plastic caps since the metal ones get rusty after awhile. Also optional is pickling salt. After a little research, I bought some because it was cheap, dissolves easier and prevents the liquid from getting cloudy. You can however use table salt.