Pickled Dilled Beans
Procedure: Wash and trim ends from beans and cut to 4-inch lengths. In each sterile pint jar, place 1 to 2 dill heads and, if desired, 1 clove of garlic. Place whole beans upright in jars, leaving 1/2-inch head space. Trim beans to ensure proper fit, if necessary. Combine salt, vinegar water, and pepper flakes (if desired). Bring to a boil. Add hot solution to beans, leaving 1/2-inch head space.
Adjust lids and process according to the recommendations in Table 1. Table 1. Recommended process time for Pickled Dilled Beans in a boiling-water canner.