1 1/2 cups onions, sliced
2 large garlic cloves
1/3 cup pickling salt
2 quarts chopped ice
4 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 teasp. turmeric
1 1/2 teasp. celery seed
2 tabls. mustard seed
3 cups white vinegar
In large bowl, add sliced cucumbers and onions, garlic cloves and
pickling salt; mix well. Cover with chopped ice, place towel over,
and let stand 3 hours. Prepare brine by combining sugar, turmeric,
celery seed, mustard seed and vinegar in large pot; bring to a boil.
Drain water and ice from cucumber slices and remove garlic cloves.
Add cucumbers to brine; simmer 5 minutes. Pack in sterile jars,
leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Seal. Process in boiling water bath for
10 minutes. Allow to stand two weeks before opening.