Peel and seed cucumbers soak in 1 cup of lime and a gallon of water. (Cut cucumbers)
Drain off lime water. Rinse cucumbers till water is clear. Then cover cucumbers in ice water and soak for 3 hours. Drain water off and mix 1 cup vinegar, 1 bottle of red food coloring, 1 tablespoon of alum and water to cover. Pour this over the cucumbers and simmer for 2 hours pour this off and throw away. Then mix 2 cups of vinegar,2 cups of water,10 cups of sugar,8 cinnamon sticks a package of red hot candy, bring to a boil and pour over cucumbers and let it stand 24 hours.
Drain liquid off of cucumbers real well and bring to a boil. Then pour back over the cucumbers and let stand another 24 hours
Now drain off liquids again and bring to a boil while this is boiling pack your cucumbers into your jars pour the boiling liquids over cucumbers and seal!