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Using green tomatoes.

Green tomato chow chow

1/2 peck green tomatoes
1 quart chopped celery
2 cups chopped onions
1/2 cup salt
1 cup vinegar
2 teaspoons grated nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 tablespoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon mustard seed
2 cups brown sugar

Chop tomatoes. Add celery and onions with salt. Let stand overnight. In the morning, bring almost to a boil and drain away liquid. Add spices and vinegar to cover (more vinegar if needed).

Boil slowly, simmer until very tender. Add sugar and boil until thick. Put into sterile jars. Put on sterile lids. When cold, store in cool, dark place.
Sweet green tomato relish

6 cups apples
2 cups onions
3 cups green tomatoes
1/2 cup green peppers
2 cups sugar
2 cups seeded raisins
2 tablespoons white mustard seed
3 cups vinegar
2 tablespoons salt
2 tablespoons cinnamon

Put apples, onions, tomatoes, green peppers and raisins through food chopper. Add the rest and cook slowly for one hour.

Green tomatoes for pies

One-half peck or two quarts green tomatoes. Pare and cut into slices or chunks. Put in cold water and boil until soft, then put in colander and drain out water. Mash a little. Put back in kettle and add a quart or so of molasses and one cup brown sugar. Let this boil until it begins to thicken.
Then add:
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon grated cloves
1 tablespoon allspice
1 tablespoon nutmeg

Add cut-up lemons to taste, boil 25 minutes. Put into jars, seal, and store in dark place.3
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Publication:Countryside & Small Stock Journal
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Date:Jul 1, 1999
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