Monday, August 9, 2010

1 Gallon Sweet Pickles

Fill gallon jar with whole fresh cucumber pickles.
4 cups cold vinegar
4 Tbsp. pickling salt
3 Tbsp. mixed spices
2 tsp. powdered alum
Add water to fill jar. Place lid on tightly and leave for 3 to 4 weeks. Take cucumbers and slice them.
4 cups sugar to the vinegar solution. Bring to a boil, pour over sliced pickles, and seal in quart or pint jars.

recipe from Sister Kendrick

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Sweet Hot Relish

3 qts. green tomato chunks
1 cup onions, sliced thin
1 cup vinegar
1/2 cup salt
1/2 cup hot peppers
4 cups sugar

Put tomatoes & half cup of salt. Let stand 1 hour then drain salt water. In sauce pan bring sugar & vinegar to boil. Add rest of ingredients and bring to a boil. Turn off heat. Put into jars & seal.
Makes approx. 8 pints
Use according to taste.