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Pickle Relish

William Schafer

Recommended Processes

Boiling water bath
Half-pint or pints, 15 minutes


Yield: About 9 pints


Add cucumbers, peppers, onions, salt, and ice to water and let stand 4 hours. Drain and recover vegetables with fresh ice water for another hour. Drain again. Combine spices in a spice or cheesecloth bag. Add spices to sugar and vinegar. Heat to boiling and pour mixture over vegetables. Cover and refrigerate 24 hours. Heat mixture to boil and fill hot into clean jars, leaving a ½-inch headspace. Adjust lids and process.

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Reviewed by Deb Botzek-Linn 2014

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