Michigan State University Extension
Preserving Food Safely - 01600855


QUANTITY: An average of 14 pounds is needed per canner
load of 7 quarts; an average of 9 pounds is needed per
canner load of 9 pints. A bushel weighs 48 pounds and
yields 16 to 24 quarts--an average of 2 pounds per quart.

QUALITY: Select firm cucumbers of the appropriate
size: about 1-l/2 inches for gherkins and 4 inches for
dills. Use odd-shaped and more mature cucumbers for
relishes and bread-and-butter style pickles.

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