- 7 pounds large but not seedy cucumbers
Slice ¼ inch thick and cover with 2 cups lime mixed with 2 gallons of well water. Stir occasionally.
Let stand 24 hours. Drain and rinse well, cover with clear water and let stand 3 hours. Then drain and cover with the following:
- 2 quarts white vinegar
- 4 ½ pounds sugar
- 1T. Pickling salt
Put in a small cheesecloth bag:
- 1 t. mixed pickling spice
- 1 t. whole cloves
- 1 t. celery seed
Let pickles soak in this overnight. In the morning, boil hard for 35 minutes. Add a little green food coloring. Can in clean sterile jars. Makes 9 Pints.