I love cucumbers...and we do grow a lot each summer. Since we don't do canning I always fall back on a wonderful freezer pickle recipe shared by my mother-in-law. They are more sweet, than salty, but such a nice addition to hot dogs or hamburgers.
4 cups of sliced cucumbers
2 cups of onions
4 teaspoons of salt
2 tablespoons of water
3/4 to 1 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of cider vinegar
1 teaspoon of dried dill
Mix cucumbers, onion, salt and water. Let stand two hours and drain (but do not rinse).
Add sugar, vinegar and dill. Let stand. Stir from time to time until sugar dissolves and liquid covers cucumbers.
Pack in glass or plastic jars with 1" head-space. Freeze.
Makes four 1/2 pint jars.
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