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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.