Chow-Chow Relish

Chow-chow relish

Chow-chow relish.

  • 1 chopped cabbage
  • 2 cups sliced cucumbers
  • 2 quarts vinegar
  • 1 gallon water
  • 2 cups salt
  • sliced onions, 2 cups
  • chopped green tomatoes, 2 cup
  • chopped sweet peppers, 2 cups
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp celery seed
  • 2 Tbsp mustard seed
  • 1 Tbsp of turmeric
  1. Place cabbage, cucumbers, tomatoes and onions in brine (1 gal of water & 2 cups salt) overnight. Drain.
  2. Mix all vegetables with remaining ingredients and boil for 10 minutes.
  3. Pack hot into hot pint jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Remove air bubbles, wipe jar rims. Place lids and screw bands. Process 10 minutes in a Boiling Water Bath.
Packing Method Jar Size Process Time in Minutes at Altitudes of
0-1,000 ft 1,001-6,000 ft Above 6,000 ft
Hot 1/2 Pints or Pints 10 15 20

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