Pickles 1 teaspoonful saccharine. 1 gallon vinegar. 4 ozs. (1/2 cup) salt. 1 tablespoonful powdered ginger. 1 tablespoonful powdered cinnamon. 3 tablespoonfuls mixed pickle spices. 1/2 tablespoonful powdered cloves. 1 tablespoonful alum. 6 tablespoonfuls mustard. 1/2 tablespoonful powdered allspice.

Mix together the saccharine, salt, the three tablespoonfuls of pickle spices, the alum and vinegar.

Wipe and dry some cucumbers, put them into a jar, and pour the vinegar mixture over them. Put the mustard, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and allspice into a muslin bag large enough to cover the pickles.