September 12, 2018 at 12:01 am  •  Posted in Recipe of the Day by  •  2 Comments


7 C cucumbers, sliced (uniform & medium size)

1 C onions, sliced

½ C coarse salt

5 C white sugar

3 C vinegar

1 tsp. alum

Pickling spice tied in cheesecloth

Combine the cucumbers, onions & salt and cover with water and let stand overnight.  Drain in the morning.  Boil together the sugar, vinegar, alum & pickling spice until the sugar is dissolved.  Cool and remove the spice bag.  Pour the vinegar mixture over the vegetables.  Refrigerate for 4 – 6 days stirring every day.  Place in jars and freeze.



  1. Joyce Lindsay / September 18, 2018 at 10:40 am / Reply

    My Mother used to make these pickles. They were nice and crisp & delicious.
    I’m planning to make some with my extra large cucumbers. This recipe is very simple.

    • VHR_Admin / September 18, 2018 at 10:41 am / Reply

      Hi Joyce. Yes, they are very tasty pickles and are easy to make. Enjoy!! 🙂

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