25 to 30 medium-sized cucumbers
8 large white onions
2 large sweet peppers
1/2 cup salt
5 cups cider vinegar
5 cups sugar
2 tablespoons mustard seed
1 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon cloves
Wash and slice cucumbers as thin as possible, chop onions and peppers and combine with cucumbers and salt. Let stand for 3 hours. Drain.
Combine vinegar, sugar, and spices in a large preserving kettle and bring to a boil, add drained cucumbers. Heat but do not boil.
Pack while hot into jars and seal.