how much is 1 dill head?

michelelcSeptember 6, 2012

I am finally going to have time to make dilly beans for the first time tonite. I am confused about what equals 1 dill head. Is the big flower 1 dill head, or is the big flower a bunch of dill heads? I searched here and googled it, and got differing answers. Some of the flowers on my dill are quite big, I'm wondering if I am supposed to use the entire flower for 1 jar?

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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

The big flower. Yes whole flower.

Here is a link that might be useful: dill head pics

    Bookmark   September 6, 2012 at 5:53PM
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marymd7

Or just use two tsp of dill seed.

    Bookmark   September 19, 2012 at 2:04PM
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JohnDeereGal

I know what you mean, some flowers are the size of a rose bud and others are the size of a mum. I choose about a golf ball size or maybe a little bigger and if the head is bigger than that, I divide it.

    Bookmark   September 19, 2012 at 2:45PM
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