Bread and Butter pickles--- Slice about 16 cukes and 2 large onions, put in large bowl or crock and add 2qts water, 1/2 cup salt, and 1/2tsp alum. Soak for 2hrs-drain. --- Mix 6cups sugar, 2tbs celery seed, 2.5 cups vinegar, 2tbs mustard seed, 2 tbs tumeric and 4 garlic buttons sliced. Add cukes and onions and bring to hard boil and can. ENJOY!