Dilly Cucumber Salad

Dilly Cucumber Salad

"In England, where I was born and raised, friends get together twice a year for English tea. We'd serve an assortment of dishes, and this cucumber salad was always a favorite."
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15 m servings
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  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar, water, dill and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Remove from the heat. Place cucumbers in a large bowl. Pour vinegar mixture over and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Drain and discard vinegar mixture. Stir sour cream into cucumbers. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

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Without the sour cream, this is very close (but even better, I have to admit) than a cucumber salad that my mom used to make, and it always makes me think of summer (probably because we never ha...

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Been making this a couple of times a week since my dill is growing like crazy in the garden. Made as written, it's way too sweet, the cuke slices get floppy, and there's not enough dill flavor. ...

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Without the sour cream, this is very close (but even better, I have to admit) than a cucumber salad that my mom used to make, and it always makes me think of summer (probably because we never ha...

This is so delicious! I used dried dill and next time I might cut back on the sugar. I also added some thin sliced red onion. This is great with or without the sour cream. I left half without...

I did not have enough time to refrigerate them overnight so I just let them sit for one hour and they were perfect. Could not get enough of them - they were great!

I made a half-recipe of this salad using Splenda instead of sugar (I am diabetic) and added some sliced red onions. Used cider vinegar in the marinade, soaked overnight, then drained well and ad...

Excellent cucumber salad! I added a teaspoon of minced garlic, only used 1/2 a cup of sugar, and threw in some red onions and cherry tomatoes. I also only refrigerated it for an hour and put ext...

I didn't have fresh dill, so used dry dill weed instead and was still very good. I also did not cool overnight, only for about an hour.

delicious and "fresh". i cut the sugar in half and added 1/2 tsp celery seed to the vinegar mixture. yum yum!

My eastern European mother-in-law made a salad similiar this that turned up at every cook-out. This is soooo good and reminds me of hers!

I thought this recipe is great!! My 3 year old even loves it. We will be adding this to our summer dishes. Thanks!

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