Canning Pickle "Spears"
I see commercially canned pickles where the cucumbers have been sliced lengthwise into spears. Is this practical for home canners? Sometimes you can only get a few whole cukes in a jar, but if they were cut into spears and then packed, you could get a lot more in.
Does this change processing time? What will the texture be like? Also related but not really, can you ferment spears and slices or only whole cucumbers? I'm excited that I have enough fresh cukes to start canning tomorrow!
TYIA for the information.