Sweet Pickles:1 bucket cucumber sticks,2 cups lime, 6 pounds sugar,1 gallon water, 2 quarts vinegar, 1 box pickling spice. Soak cucumbers in lime water overnight. Rinse well 3 times. Soak in cold water 3 hours.Boil vinegar, sugar & pickling spice, add cucumber sticks stirring often. Simmer for 1 hour.Put in jars and hot water bath for 20 minutes.
Bread & Butter Pickles:Slice 2 onions and place in bottom of gallon jug.Place sliced cucumbers on top of onions, packing as tight as possible.
Mix together: 4 cups vinager, 4 cups sugar,1/4 cup salt,1 & 1/3 tsp. celery seed, 1 & 1/3 tsp tumeric, 1 & 1/3 tsp mustard seed. Boil for 3 minutes. Pour over cucumbers. Refridgerate for 5 days & they are ready. Hope this helps. Net