*Cucumber Pickle (MYRTLE ALLEN’s QUICK CUCUMBER PICKLE): 3 unpeeled cucumbers, thinly sliced, 3 small onions, thinly sliced, 1-3/4 cups sugar, 2 tablespoons salt, 1 cup cider vinegar. Combine cucumber and onion slices in a large bowl. Mix sugar, salt, and vinegar and pour over the cucumbers and onions. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for three hours. Keeps for a week happily, it will lose its vibrant green colour after a day or two.