What is the ratio of water to vinegar for pickles?
The basic ratio for quick pickles is 1:1 vinegar to water, and includes some combination of salt and sugar. Another ratio that is commonly followed is the 3:2:1 method, using three parts vinegar, two parts water, and 1 part sugar.
How long does it take to ferment dill pickles?
What kind of vinegar do you use for pickles?
Do I have to boil vinegar for pickling?
How much salt do you use for pickling?
Can I use white vinegar instead of distilled vinegar for pickling?
The vast majority of recipes you find will suggest using distilled white vinegar for making pickles. This is often a good choice as it is almost always over 5% acidity which is vitally important for ensuring your produce is preserved properly and the flavour is neutral.