One cup salt to one gallon boiling water.
Cover cucumbers with brine.
Let set two days.
Third day – drain, and add more fresh brine.
Fourth day – drain. Brine – add 1 T. alum to 2 quarts boiling water.
Fifth day – Add fresh alum water.
Sixth day – drain and split or slice cucumbers. Add fresh alum water and let set overnight.
Drain. Make this mixture according to what you need to cover cucumbers.
3 cups vinegar
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 T. whole mixed spices
2 T. cinnamon sticks.
Heat above mixture and pour over pickles.
Second day – Pour off and add one cup sugar to above mixture. Reheat and cover pickles.
Repeat above process for four days.
On the fourth day, place in jars and seal.