OLD YELLOW CUCUMBER PICKLES
7 or 8 old yellow cucumbers
Mix 2 gallons of water with 2 cups of lime.
After peeling, seeding and slicing, soak cucumber slices for 24 hours or longer if necessary in lime water solution.
Remove from lime water and rinse 3 times in cool water.
Soak three hours in ice water.
Set in refrigerator.
Remove, make syrup.
2 quarts vinegar
8 cups sugar
1 tablespoon salt
red or green food coloring if desired.
Let stand overnight, then cook cucumbers 20 to 25 minutes in syrup.
Put in jars and seal.