1. Wash cucumbers thoroughly and set aside.
2. In pouring container, combine vinegar and water.
3. Pack cucumbers into clean jars and in each add 1 tablespoon dill seed, 4 whole black peppercorns, and 2 teaspoons salt.
4. Fill with vinegar-water solution leaving about a 1/2 inch of headspace at the top.
5. Seal and place jars in simmering hot water for 15 minutes.
6. Allow to cool and refrigerate.