24 medium-sized cucumbers.
6 medium-sized onions.
3 red peppers.
3 green peppers.
Pare cucumbers, then cut in inch lengths. Slice onions and peppers
quite thin. Place all in a large earthenware bowl and sprinkle over
about 1/2 cup of table salt; mix all well together, let stand four or
five hours, when place in a colander; cover with a plate and drain off
all the salt water possible or squeeze through a cheese-cloth bag.
Boil together for 10 minutes the following; 1 quart of vinegar, 1
tablespoonful of cloves, 1 teaspoonful of turmeric powder (dissolved
in a little of the vinegar) and 1 scant cup of sugar. Add the
cucumbers, peppers and onions to the hot vinegar. Let come to a boil
and allow all to boil two minutes, then place in sterilised jars and