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Pickle Pack: Family bonds each summer over cucumber canning

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 The Anderson family may have found the secret recipe for family bonding: dill pickles.

The eight siblings, originally from Lowry, Minn., pack family fun into hundreds of jars and just one day each summer.

This year, the annual tradition began at 7 a.m. in a garage near Audubon. They packed and processed six bushels – 174 quarts and 60 pints of cucumbers. Next year they’re aiming for 11 bushels, which should make more than 300 quarts.

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