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Canning, Preserving And Pickling | by Marion Harris Neil



The book is intended as a practical guide to those who are desirous of becoming acquainted with the art of canning and preserving in its best and most economical form, and as the recipes have been tested in my school of cookery, they will be found quite reliable.

TitleCanning, Preserving And Pickling
AuthorMarion Harris Neil
PublisherDavid McKay
Year1914
Copyright1914, David McKay
AmazonCanning, Preserving And Pickling
-Preface To Canning, Preserving And Pickling
The rapid sale of my books How to Cook in Casserole Dishes and Candies and Bonbons and How to Make Them, as well as the knowledge that a want exists for a volume dealing with the preservation of f...
-How To Can Fruits And Vegetables
Canning is the process of putting up fruits or vegetables, either with or without sugar, in air-tight jars; preserving is the preparation of fruit with sufficient sugar to keep without fermentation wh...
-Oven Canned Fruit
Prepare the fruit as for other methods of canning and arrange it neatly in thoroughly sterilized jars. Make a syrup of sugar and water the same as for cooking in a preserving kettle. Fill the hot jar...
-Recipes For Canning Fruits And Vegetables
Canned Cucumbers Cucumbers. Vinegar. Peel and slice some good cucumbers and put them into salt water for eight hours. Drain them well, then put them into cans and with a long fork stir vinegar all t...
-Recipes For Canning Asparagus
Canned Asparagus No. 1 Large asparagus. Salt. Select large white asparagus. Peel each stalk to near the point, take twenty-four stalks for each jar, tie in neat bundles, lay on a flat surface and cu...
-How To Can Beets
Small, perfect beets. Water. Salt. Select small, perfect beets, wash carefully without bruising or cutting, cover with boiling water and cook until tender. Drain and cover with cold water. Skin, usi...
-Recipes For Canning Corn
Canned Corn No. 1 Corn. Salt. Pluck the com when the grains axe full of milk and before they have commenced to harden. Husk, silk, and with a sharp knife cut the grains from the ears, pressing out t...
-Recipe For Canning Mushrooms
Mushrooms (Agaricus campestris). Salt. Wipe or wash the mushrooms one by one. Remove the stems and pack the caps into sterilized jars. Ad just new rubbers, put one teaspoonful of salt into each jar, ...
-How To Can Peas
Fresh green peas. Salt. Select tender peas, then pack them into quart jars, and pour over them salt water, allowing one teaspoonful of salt to three-fourths of a pint of warm water for each jar. Adju...
-How To Can Red Peppers
Red peppers. Boiling water. Cut around the stems of the peppers and remove them, then remove the seeds. Pour boiling water over the prepared peppers, cover and let stand for six minutes, to lessen th...
-Recipes For Canning String Beans
Canned String Beans Tender string beans. Red peppers. Cider vinegar. Salted water. String and break young and tender beans, boil with a tiny piece of red pepper in boiling salted water for twenty mi...
-How To Can Summer Squash
Summer squash. Salt. To can the squash, cut it in pieces, removing rind and seeds. Steam until very tender; then mash and add just enough salt to remove the flat taste. Reheat, and when scalding hot...
-Recipes For Canning Tomatoes
Canned Tomatoes No. 1 Solid tomatoes. Salt. Select medium sized tomatoes, and put them into a wire basket and plunge into a kettle of boiling water. Remove the skins and place the tomatoes in widemo...
-Canning With The Fireless Cooker
Cauliflowers. Salt. Wash the cauliflowers, cut them into flowerets and pack in sterilized jars, pour in cold water until it overflows, allow one teaspoonful of salt to each jar, dip the covers in boi...
-How To Can Blueberries
Blueberries. Sugar. Blueberries will keep without sugar and taste like the fresh fruit when used in puddings, pies and shortcakes. If preferred sweet, allow one-half cupful of sugar to two pints of b...
-How To Can Cherries
Sweet cherries. Sugar. The sweet oxheart cherries are the best for canning. Stone the cherries and save the juice. Sterilize glass jars and their covers for twenty minutes in boiling water. Fill one ...
-Recipes For How To Can Peaches
Canned Peaches No. 1 Peaches. Sugar. For canning peaches allow to every three quarts of fruit four cupfuls of sugar and three quarts of water. Make a syrup with the sugar and water, stirring until t...
-Recipe For Canning Pears
24 bartlett pears. 1 lb. (2 cups) sugar. 2 quarts (8 cups) water. Bartlett pears are the best for canning. Put the water and sugar into a preserving kettle, let the syrup come to boiling point, and s...
-How To Can Raspberries
Large red raspberries. Sugar. Pick over the berries carefully, keeping a sharp lookout for bugs. Place them in clean jars in layers, alternating a layer of berries with a layer of sugar and using ab...
-Recipes For How To Can Rhubarb
Canned Rhubarb, Cold Process Rhubarb. Water. Wash, peel and cut the rhubarb in pieces of the same length. Pack neatly in glass jars, put on the rubbers, place each jar under an open faucet and let t...
-Recipe For Canned Strawberries
Strawberries. Sugar. Hull the berries, put them into a colander and sprinkle clean water over them to wash them, let them drain for a few minutes, put them into an earthenware dish, place in a steame...
-How To Make Jellies, Jams And Preserves
Jellies are cooked fruit juices and sugar, boiled together nearly always in equal proportions, and the process of jelly-making does not differ materially in any case. The secret of successful jelly-m...
-How To Preserve Fruit By Drying
Preserving fruit by drying has its advantages in that an excess of fruit may be cared for in season when there is neither time nor room for cooking it. Also, its flavor being different from that of ca...
-How To Dry Raspberries
Ripe black raspberries. Pick over the berries and toss them in dean towels to free them from dust. Spread them in layers, three berries deep, on fireproof plates. Place in the oven or on the back of ...
-To Dry Herbs And Mushrooms
Herbs. Mushrooms. Pull the herbs on a dry day, and just before they flower. Cut off the roots and free them from dust. Wash them thoroughly, then shake them, and spread them on a paper placed in a co...
-How To Make Amber Marmalade
1 grape fruit. 1 orange. 1 lemon. Sugar. Shave the fruit very thin, rejecting the cores and the seeds. Measure and add three times the quantity of water, then mix and allow to stand over night. Boi...
-How To Make Apple Jelly
Apples. Sugar. Wash, core and cut up apples that are juicy and add, but not too ripe. Put them into a preserving kettle with a small quantity of water, to keep them from burning. Keep covered; boil g...
-Recipes For Making Apple And Grape Butter Or Jelly
Apple And Grape Butter 10 lbs. apples. 1/2 teaspoonful powdered ginger. 7 lbs. grapes. 4 lbs. (8 cups) sugar. 1/2 teaspoonful powdered mace. 1 quart (4 cups) water. 1 teaspoonful powdered cinnamon. 1...
-How To Make Apple Butter
4 bushels apples. 7 tablespoonfuls powdered cloves. 10 gallons sweet cider. 13 lbs. brown sugar. 14 tablespoonfuls powdered cinnamon. 10 lbs. granulated sugar. 1 teaspoonful grated nutmeg. Core and p...
-How To Make Apple Marmalade
8 lbs. apples. 10 lbs. sugar. 6 large lemons. 2 quarts water. Slice the lemons, cover them with the water and let them stand over night. In the morning put them into a preserving pan, add the apples,...
-How To Make Apricot And Orange Preserve
9 lbs. ripe apricots. 3 lbs. (6 cups) sugar. 24 oranges. Pare and slice the apricots, add the sugar, then the oranges peeled and shredded. The white of the orange peel should be removed. Allow the mi...
-Recipes For Making Banana Jam Or Banana Marmalade
Banana Jam 12 large bananas. 4 lemons. 6 oranges. Sugar. Large, coarse bananas, not too ripe, should be used, and the little slices should remain whole and present an inviting appearance. Cut the ba...
-Recipes For Preserving Barberries
Barberries In Molasses 2 quarts barberries. 1 quart molasses. Discard all imperfect berries and remove the stems. Put the molasses into a preserving pan, and when at the boiling point, pour in the b...
-How To Make Blackberry Jelly
Blackberries. Sugar. The uncultivated berry is the best for making jelly and should be rather underripe. Put the berries into a stone jar, stand in a pan of cold water, cover the top of the jar and b...
-How To Make Black Currant Jam No. 1
Black currants. Sugar. Rhubarb. Weigh and pick the currants and put them into a preserving pan, sprinkling with an equal weight of fine preserving sugar. Be careful when doing this to sprinkle the su...
-How To Make Black Currant Jam No. 2
7 lbs. ripe black currants. 1 gill (1/2 cup) water. 7 lbs. (14 cups) sugar. 1 tablespoonful butter. Strip the currants from their stalks, then weigh them and put into a preserving pan with the sugar ...
-How To Make Carrot Marmalade Or Cherry Cheese
Carrot Marmalade 1 1/2 lbs. carrots. Sugar. 2 lemons. Wash and scrape the carrots, boil them until soft, then grind them through a food chopper. Put the grated rinds and strained juice of the lemon...
-How To Make Chestnut Or Cocoanut Jam
Chestnut Jam Large chestnuts. Vanilla extract. Sugar. Boil some chestnuts in water; when tender, remove, peel, skin, and rub through a sieve while warm. Weigh this purée, and to every pound, allow t...
-How To Make Citron Melon Conserve
Citron melons. Ginger. Sugar. Alum. Peel small citron melons, slice, and cut into small pieces; cover with weak salt water, and stand over night; then soak in cold water for several hours; cover with...
-How To Make Crabapple And Cranberry Jelly
1 peck crabapples. 1 quart cranberries. Sugar. Cut the crabapples in small pieces without peeling or coring, add cold water even with the fruit and put over the fire in a porcelain-lined pan. When a...
-How To Make Cranberry Marmalade
Cranberries. Carbonate of soda. Sugar. It is not generally recognized that excellent tonic properties are contained in cranberries. Pick over the cranberries, and to every quart of fruit add two cup...
-How To Make Currant Bar-Le-Duc Recipes
Currant Bar-Le-Duc No. 1 Currants. Sugar. Stem ripe currants, then weigh them, and allow two cupfuls of sugar to every pound of fruit. Put the currants into a preserving pan, cover, heat slowly and...
-Recipe For Making Currant Jelly
Currants. Sugar. Pick over the currants carefully but do not stem them, then wash and drain. Put them into a preserving kettle and set this in another larger vessel of hot water. As soon as the fruit...
-How To Make Golden Marmalade
5 navel oranges. Sugar. 2 lemons. Water. Cut off the ends of the oranges; quarter them and slice as thin as possible. Cut up one of the lemons in the same manner, rejecting the seeds, and add to the ...
-How To Make Currant And Cherry Preserve Or Currant Marmalade
Currant And Cherry Preserve 3 quarts currants. 8 lbs. (16 cups) sugar. 12 quarts cherries. Wash and stem the currants, then put them into a preserving kettle and cook until the juice begins to exude...
-How To Make Damson Cheese Or Damson Jelly
Damson Cheese Ripe damsons. Sugar. Wash the damsons, put them into an earthenware jar, cover closely, place the jar in a pan of cold water on the fire and boil until the damsons are tender. Skin an...
-How To Make Date Marmalade Or Pear And Pineapple Marmalade
Date Marmalade 3 lbs. stoned dates. 1 lb. dried apples. 1 lb. (2 cups) sugar. 1 1/2 pints (3 cups) water. Wash the apples and soak them over night in water; next morning drain, cut them into small p...
-How To Make Fig Jam
1 lb. figs. 1/2 teaspoonful powdered cinnamon. 2 1/2 lbs. apples. 1 lemon. 1/8 teaspoonful grated nutmeg. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) sugar. 1 quart water. 7 cloves. Grind figs in food chopper. Core, pare and ch...
-How To Make Fig Preserve
Ripe figs. Sugar. Gather the figs when fully ripe, but not cracked open; place them in a wire basket, and dip for a moment into a kettle of hot and moderately strong lye, or if preferred let them lie...
-How To Make Four-Fruit Jam Or Jelly
Four-Fruit Jam 3 quarts stoned cherries. 1 pint raspberries. 1 quart currants. Sugar. 1 quart gooseberries. Top and tail the gooseberries, pick the raspberries, currants, and cherries, and weigh t...
-How To Make Ginger Apples, Ginger Pears Or Ginger Conserve
Ginger Apples 3 quarts sour, smooth skinned apples. 2 ozs. white ginger root. Pinch red pepper. 3 quarts sugar. 1 pint (2 cups) water. Pound or grind the ginger root through a food chopper, put it i...
-How To Make Elderberry Or Gooseberry And Pineapple Jam
Elderberry Jam 1 lb. elderberries. 3/4 lb. sugar. Remove the stems from some elderberries, then weigh them, add the sugar, and cook until almost thick. The mixture must not be too stiff. Divide int...
-Recipes For Making Grape Marmalades
Grape And Pear Marmalade Grapes. Sugar. Pears. Use equal weights of ripe grapes and pears. Pick and wash the grapes, then cook them in a little water until soft, and press them through a colander or...
-How To Make Grape Jelly
Fresh picked grapes. Sugar. For this grape jelly use ripe Concord, Isabella or Clinton grapes. Put the grapes into a large earthenware jar, stand it in a large saucepan of cold water, cover the top, ...
-How To Make Greengage Jam
6 lbs. greengages. 4 lbs. lump sugar. Skin and stone ripe greengages, boil them quickly for three-fourths of an hour, with a little sugar, keeping them stirred constantly; then add four pounds of pou...
-How To Make Greengage Preserve
Greengages. Sugar. Wipe the fruit, and prick the skins with a needle. Put the fruit into a preserving pan with just enough water to cover, set over a gentle fire until it begins to simmer, then skim ...
-How To Make Green Tomato Butter Or Preserve
Green Tomato Butter 9 lbs. green tomatoes. 3 tablespoonfuls powdered cinnamon. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 1 tablespoonful powdered cloves. 1 1/2 tablespoonfuls powdered allspice. 1/2 teaspoonful salt. ...
-How To Make Lemon Marmalade
3 lbs. lemons. Sugar. 3 1/2 pints (7 cups) water. Wash the lemons, then pare them and cut the peel into very slender chips. Put the chips in a small saucepan, with two cupfuls of the water, and boil ...
-How To Make Loganberry Or Matrimony Jam
Loganberry Jam Loganberries. Sugar. Crush some loganberries thoroughly, heat them in a covered kettle, then simmer gently for thirty minutes. Add one pound of sugar for every pound of fruit, and boi...
-How To Make Medley Preserve
1 quart red raspberries. 1 quart red currants. 1 quart red cherries. 1 ripe pineapple. 2 large oranges. 1 lb. sultana raisins. Sugar. Wash and stone the cherries, pick and wash the raspberries, stem ...
-How To Make Morello Cherry Preserve
Morello cherries. 1/2 pint (1 cup) currant juice. Lump sugar. Pick the cherries when ripe, stem but do not pit. Prick each one with a needle to prevent bursting. For each pound of cherries allow one ...
-How To Make Mountain Ash Berry Jelly
Ripe mountain ash berries. Water. Sugar. Blackberry juice. Rinse and stem the berries, put them into a preserving pan with just enough water to cover. Boil until soft, strain through a bag or sieve, ...
-How To Make Mulberry Jelly Or Marmalade
Mulberry Jelly Unripe mulberries. Sugar. Use only hard, unripe mulberries, and put these into the preserving pan in the proportions of two pints of cold water to six pints of berries. Let the fruit ...
-How To Make Musk-Melon Butter Or Preserve
Musk-Melon Butter 12 musk-melons. Powdered cinnamon. Sugar. Wash, peel and seed the melons, then cut them into small pieces and put them into a large porcelain-lined pan. Cover them with cold water ...
-How To Make Orange And Grape Or Orange And Peach Jam
Orange And Grape Jam 6 oranges. 4 lbs. (8 cups) sugar. 2 lbs. seeded raisins. 6 lbs. ripe grapes. Cut off the thin rinds from the oranges and chop with the raisins. Skin and seed the grapes and then...
-How To Make Orange And Pineapple Marmalade
6 oranges. 4 lbs. (8 cups) sugar. 2 pineapples. 1 1/2 quarts water. Wash the oranges and soak them in the water over night. Boil them in the same water in the morning until tender, then cut them into...
-How To Make Orange Jelly
2 sweet oranges. 10 bitter oranges. 1 lemon. Sugar. Wash and wipe the fruit, then cut it up roughly into a basin. Cover with ten quarts of cold water and allow to stand for twenty-four hours. Then bo...
-How To Make Orange Marmalade
6 bitter oranges. 2 sweet oranges. 2 lemons. 6 pints (12 cups) water. Sugar. Wash and dry the oranges and lemons, then cut them into very small pieces, rejecting the seeds. Pour the water over the fr...
-How To Make Peach Jelly
Peaches. Lemons. Sugar. For peach jelly select peaches not quite ripe enough for eating. Rub off the down with a rough cloth, cut in pieces, saving the pits. Cover with water and cook slowly, closely...
-How To Make Pear And Barberry Preserves
Barberries. Sugar. Pears. Free the barberries from the stems, then weigh them, and make a syrup with the same amount of sugar, allowing one cupful of water to two cupfuls of sugar. When the syrup is...
-How To Make Pineapple And Apricot Marmalade
4 lbs. apricots. Sugar. 1 large pineapple. Wash the apricots well, but do not peel them. Break them in halves, saving ten of the kernels. Peel and shred the pineapple, put it into a saucepan and pla...
-How To Make Pineapple And Vegetable Marrow Jam
1 can or 1 fresh pineapple. Sugar. Vegetable marrows. Salt. Cut and peel the vegetable marrows, weigh and put into salt water, allowing two tablespoonfuls of salt to one gallon of water, then set in ...
-How To Make Pineapple Conserve
Pineapple Conserve Sugar-loaf pineapples. Sugar. Peel the pineapples, remove the eyes, and cut into thick slices, up and down instead of across, in order not to use the hard core; scald in clear wat...
-How To Make Preserved Cantaloupes
Yellow cantaloupes or muskmelons. Sugar. Water. Select the large yellow variety of cantaloupe or the old-fashioned muskmelons when they are beginning to turn a little yellow in ripening. Peel the thi...
-How To Make Preserved Cherries
Morello cherries. Sugar. Stone the cherries, and if morello or pie cherries are used, allow one cupful of sugar to every pound of fruit; if ox-hearts, one-half cupful of sugar to every pound of fruit...
-Recipe For Making Preserved Citron Melons
Citron melons. Seeded raisins. Ginger root. Lemons. Sugar. Peel off the green rind of the melons, cut them in halves and remove the soft centers. Then cut the fruit into diamonds, strips, or any fanc...
-How To Make Preserved Cucumbers
3 large cucumbers. Lemons. Sugar. Whole ginger. Water. Wash the cucumbers, put them into a strong brine, cover, and set aside for five days. Drain and wash in cold water and put them into a saucepan,...
-How To Make Preserved Currants Without Cooking
1 quart currants. 1 1/2 lbs. (3 cups) sugar. Stem the currants and crush each berry with a silver fork; then to two cupfuls of crushed currants add three cupfuls of sugar and stir with a wooden spoon...
-How To Make Preserved Ginger
Green ginger or dried ginger roots. Sugar. Cover the ginger well with water. If it is green soak for thirty minutes, but if the roots are dried allow one hour. Boil the green ginger for thirty minute...
-Recipe For Making Preserved Oranges
Oranges. Sugar. Wash and dry any number of oranges, grate the outside rinds very slightly, just enough to remove the dark outside skin and break the oil cells. Put the whole oranges into a preserving...
-How To Make Preserved Pineapples
Sugar-loaf pineapples. Sugar. Select ripe pineapples. To test the ripeness pull one of the little pines sharply. If it comes out easily, the fruit is in the right condition for preserving. It is best...
-How To Make Preserved Raspberries
Raspberries. Sugar. Water. Pick over the raspberries carefully and put them into clean jars. Allow cold water to run on to them, and rinse by turning the jar upside down and allowing the water to run...
-How To Presere Fruit Without Heat
Strawberries or peaches. Sugar. Prepare the fruit, and pack into sterilized jars as tightly as possible without crushing it. When the jars are about one-half full, fill up all the crevices with sugar...
-Recipes For Making Prune Jam, Butter And Marmalade
Prune And Orange Jam Prunes. Sugar. Oranges. Wash some prunes thoroughly in both hot and cold water, then cut from the pits. Put the meat through a food chopper and to each cupful of chopped prunes ...
-Recipes For Making Pumpkin Butter And Pumkin Marmalade
Pumpkin Butter 5 lbs. pumpkin. 6 lbs. (12 cups) sugar. 6 lemons. 2 tablespoonfuls ground ginger. 2 tablespoonfuls ground cinnamon. Peel and cut fine the pumpkin, add the ginger, cinnamon and sugar a...
-Recipes For Making Quince Preserves
Quince Preserves 15 large ripe quinces. 1 peck sweet apples. 5 lbs. (10 cups) sugar. 1 pint (2 cups) water. Wipe the quinces and the apples. Pare and quarter the apples, pare and core the quinces, c...
-How To Make Quince Butter
Quinces. Sugar. Apples. Wash and rub the fuzz from the quinces, then peel and core, reserving the seeds and the parings. Cover them with water, simmer thirty minutes, then strain through a fine sieve...
-How To Make Quince Jelly
Quinces. Sugar. Water. In making quince jelly, cover the parings and the cores from the quinces with cold water, adding as many more whole quinces cut in small pieces, without paring, as are needed. ...
-How To Make Raspberry Jams And Jelly
Raspberry And Apple Jam 2 lbs. raspberries. 3 lbs. lump sugar. 4 lbs. apples. 1 pint (2 cups) water. Peel and core the apples, cut them in thin slices, and put them into a preserving pan with the su...
-How To Make Rhubarb And Fig Marmalade
4 lbs. rhubarb. 2 ozs. almonds. 2 lbs. dried figs. 1 lemon. 3 lbs. lump sugar. Wash and dry the rhubarb, cut into inch pieces and cook it for fifteen minutes with one-half cupful of water. Wash and d...
-How To Make Rhubarb And Ginger Preserve
Rhubarb And Ginger Preserve No. 1 4 lbs. rhubarb. 1/2 lb. preserved ginger. 4 lbs. (8 cups) sugar. 1 gill (1/2 cup) water. 1/2 lb. candied lemon peel. Choose firm, red stalks of rhubarb; wash and dr...
-How To Make Rhubarb Marmalade
4 lbs. rhubarb. 1/2 lb. blanched chopped almonds. 1 gill (1/2 cup) water. 5 lemons. 1 oz. bottle ginger extract. 6 lbs. (12 cups) sugar. Wash and dry the rhubarb and cut in small pieces, add water, c...
-How To Make Rose Hip Jelly
Rose hips. Sugar. Gather the hips when they are red and plump, then wash and dry them. Cut them in halves length wise with a sharp penknife, and remove the pips and little hairs. Weigh the skins and...
-How To Make Rose Leaf Conserve
Rose leaves. Water or rose water. Sugar. Orange flower water. Cut the roses when in full bloom, pull out the petals, and spread on a tray to dry. Make a syrup with two pounds of lump sugar and as lit...
-How To Make Saccharine Marmalade
3 lbs. bitter oranges. 3 quarts water. 2 lemons. Saccharine. 1/2 tablespoonful powdered gelatine. 6 lbs. (12 cups) sugar. Pare the oranges as thinly as possible, cut the peel into small shreds, and t...
-How To Make Scotch Marmalade
12 firm oranges. Sugar. 6 ripe lemons. Wash and dry the oranges and lemons, then slice them as thin as possible, removing the seeds. Put them into a preserving pan with three pints of cold water to e...
-Recipes For Making Spiced Cranberries Or Spiced Currants
Spiced Cranberries 5 lbs. cranberries. 1 tablespoonful ground all-spice. 3 1/2 lbs. (7 cups) brown sugar. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 1 tablespoonful ground cloves. 1 tablespoonful ground cinnamon. 1/2 ...
-How To Make Spiced Figs
Figs. 1/2 pint (1 cup) vinegar. 4 sticks cinnamon. 1 tablespoonful cloves. 1 teaspoonful allspice. 1 1/4 lbs. (2 1/2 cups) brown sugar. 1 teaspoonful mace. For the spiced figs, buy the loose figs ra...
-How To Make Spiced Grapes Or Spiced Peaches
Spiced Grapes Grapes. Brown sugar. Powdered cinnamon. Cloves. Mace. Vinegar. Remove the skins from the grapes. To five quarts of skins add three pounds of brown sugar, two tablespoonfuls of powdered...
-How To Make Spiced Quinces
7 lbs. quinces. 4 lbs. (8 cups) sugar. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 1/2 oz. ginger root. 1 teaspoonful ground cloves. 2 teaspoonfuls ground allspice. 1/2 teaspoonful ground mace. 2 teaspoonfuls ground cin...
-How To Make Spiced Rhubarb
Rhubarb. Onions. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 1 pint (2 cups) brown sugar. 1 teaspoonful salt. 1 teaspoonful ground ginger. 1 teaspoonful ground cinnamon. 1 teaspoonful ground cloves. 1 teaspoonful ground...
-How To Make Strawberry Bar-Le-Duc
Perfect strawberries. Sugar. Three things are indispensable in making strawberry bar-le-duc. The first is strong, steady sunshine, the second, hot platters or plates, the third plenty of window-glass...
-How To Make Strawberry Jam
Strawberries. Red currant juice. Lump sugar. Water. Take equal weights of strawberries and broken lump sugar, and to every four pounds of strawberries add two cupfuls of red currant juice and one cup...
-Recipes For Making Strawberry Conserve Or Jelly
Strawberry Conserve 1 quart ripe strawberries. 2 oranges. 1/2 lb. seeded raisins. 1/2 lb. chopped walnut meats. 1 lemon. 1 quart sugar. Wash and drain the strawberries, then put them into a preservi...
-How To Make Strawberry Preserves
Dark red firm strawberries. Sugar. Hull the berries, place them on a sieve, sprinkle with water to remove the grit, and then allow to drain. Measure two and one-half cupfuls of berries. Put two cupfu...
-How To Make Sweet Potato Butter Or Sun Preserved Cherries
Sweet Potato Butter 10 lbs. mashed sweet potatoes. 2 1/2 pints (5 cups) water. Seasonings to taste. 5 lbs. (10 cups) sugar. Boil the sweet potatoes until ready, then skin and mash them. Bring the su...
-How To Make Sun Preserved Strawberries
2 lbs. ripe strawberries. 1/2 pint (1 cup) water. 1 lb. (2 cups) sugar. Wash and pick the berries carefully. Boil the sugar and water together for eight minutes; drop in the strawberries and boil for...
-How To Make Tangerine Marmalade
24 tangerines. Sugar. 2 lemons. Wash and dry the tangerines and lemons, then put them into an enameled pan with sufficient water to float them, and let them boil until the rinds are soft enough to pi...
-How To Make Tomato Ginger Preserves
Slightly underripe tomatoes. Ginger root. Alum. Sugar. Select large round tomatoes. Wash them in cold water and then cut in halves at right angles to the stems. Remove the seeds and throw tomato halv...
-Recipes For Making Parsley Or Wineberry Jelly
Parsley Jelly Parsley. Sugar. Take a quantity of fresh parsley, wash, put in a preserving kettle, and press it down. Cover with cold water, boil gently for thirty minutes, then pour through a jelly ...
-Recipes For Making Pear And Cranberry Or Plum, Apple And Pear Marmalade
Pear And Cranberry Marmalade 4 quarts pears. 4 lbs. (8 cups) brown sugar. 2 quarts cranberries. Put the sugar into a preserving pan, add the pears, cored and peeled, and cook until half done, then a...
-Recipes For Making Plum Jelly Or Striped Jelly
Plum Jelly Plums. Sugar. Wash and drain the plums, put them in a preserving kettle with just enough cold water to cover them, and let them boil until quite tender, then drain, but do not squeeze, or...
-Recipes For Making Rhubarb Conserve Or Preserve Or Butter
Rhubarb And Prune Conserve 4 lbs. rhubarb. 3 lemons. 2 lbs. prunes. 4 lbs. sugar. Wash the prunes, then cover them with water and allow to soak for twenty-four hours. Wash, dry, and cut the rhubarb ...
-Recipes For Making Tomato Jelly Or Ripe Tomato Conserve
Tomato Jelly Ripe tomatoes. Sugar. Choose ripe, sound tomatoes, quarter them, and place them in a preserving pan over a bright fire until the juice runs freely; then strain and measure and for each ...
-How To Make Tomato Marmalade
1 quart ripe tomatoes. 1 lemon. 2 lbs. (4 cups) sugar. 2 oranges. Cut the peel of the lemon and oranges into small strips, then boil in a little water until tender and drain. Put the lemon and orange...
-How To Preserve Fruits With Honey
Fruit. Water. Sugar. Honey. Make a rich syrup, allowing one-half cupful of sugar and one-fourth pound of honey to each one and one-half pints of water. This is just sufficient for one quart jar. Boi...
-How To Make Vegetable Marrow Jam
3 lbs. vegetable marrow. 1 oz. ground ginger. 3 lbs. lump sugar. 2 lemons. Peel the vegetable marrow and remove the pips. Cut into pieces about two inches long and weigh. Put into a preserving pan, a...
-How To Make Vegetable Marrow Marmalade
Vegetable marrows. Green ginger. Sugar. Lemons. Red pepper. Brown sugar. To each pound of pared and seeded marrow allow one ounce of green ginger, grated or chopped fine, one pound of granulated suga...
-How To Make Wild Grape Butter
Wild grapes. Sugar. Apples. Pick the wild grapes after the frost has ripened them. Stem, mash, and mix them with an equal quantity of stewed and mashed apples. Press the mixture through a fruit press...
-Recipes For Making Wild Grape Jelly
Wild Grape Jelly Wild grapes. Sugar. Pick the grapes as soon as they begin to change color. Crush the fruit and cook until very tender and broken. Turn into a jelly bag and let it drain over night. ...
-How To Make Yellow Tomato Preserve
Yellow tomatoes. Crystallized citron peel. Sugar. Lemons. Preserved ginger. Tomato preserves made from the yellow tomato are excellent. Use two cupfuls of sugar for each pound of tomatoes. Wash the ...
-How To Make Brandied Apricots
Apricots. Brandy. Sugar. Wipe off the down from the fruit, and prick each apricot to the stone with a needle. Put them into a saucepan, and scald with boiling water. Cover for five minutes, then take...
-Recipes For Making Brandied Cherries Or Peaches
Brandied Cherries Cherries. Brandy. Cloves. Coriander seeds. Anise seeds. A rich sugar syrup. Select large ripe cherries, let the stems remain on, make a small hole with a large needle at the ends ...
-How To Make Brandied Green Gages
12 lbs. green gages. 8 lbs. (16 cups) sugar. 1 pint (2 cups) water. 6 pints (12 cups) brandy. Choose large, fine specimens of the fruit. Rinse them in cold water, then drain and with a needle stick...
-How To Make Ambrosia Or Tutti Frutti
1 pint (2 cups) brandy. Sugar. Various ripe fruits. Put the brandy into a large stone jar, and add the various fruits as they come in season. To each quart of fruit add the same quantity of sugar; th...
-How To Make Candied Cherries
Cherries. Pinch cream of tartar. Sugar. Water. Stone ripe cherries, saving any juice. Put into a saucepan one pint of water and two cupfuls of sugar, and stir until the sugar is dissolved, then add ...
-How To Make Candied Grape-Fruit Peel
Grape-fruit peel. 1 3/4 lbs. (3 1/2 cups) sugar. 1 1/2 cups (3/4 lb.) salt. 3/4 pint (1 1/2 cups) water. Wash and dry a few grape-fruit peels, then cut them with scissors or a sharp knife into strips...
-Recipes For Making Candied Orange Peel Or Candied Pears
Candied Orange Peel 1 lb. orange peel. 2 lbs. (4 cups) sugar. 3 pints (6 cups) water. 1/2 teaspoonful powdered ginger. Soak the peels in salted water, changing each night for five nights. Slice into...
-How To Make Candied Plums
2 lbs. plums. 1 pint (2 cups) water. 1 lb. (2 cups) sugar. Drop the plums, which must be large and perfect, in boiling water and cook for ten minutes, then drain thoroughly. Make a syrup with the su...
-How To Make Candied Pineapple
Pineapples. Sugar. Peel and cut pineapples in rather thick slices, remove the cores and cut the slices in halves, giving them a crescent shape. Allow one cupful of water to each pound of pineapple an...
-How To Make Pumpkin Chips
Good high colored sweet pumpkins. Lemons. Ginger. Sugar. Peel and halve the pumpkins, take out the seeds and cut into thick chips. For each pound of pumpkin allow two cupfuls of sugar and one-half cu...
-How To Make Quince Chips
Quinces. Sugar. Pare, quarter and core ripe quinces, cut each quarter into thin slices, weigh, and to each pound allow one pound of sugar. Put the quince chips into a preserving pan, cover with boili...
-How To Bottle Fruit Without Sugar
Ripe damsons or plums. Tapers. Sealing wax or paraffin. New soft corks or lids. Take as many quarts of fruit as are required. The fruit should be ripe, but not overripe. It must be carefully selected...
-How To Pickle. Pickling, Sweet And Sour
A famous old authority in cooking tells us that pickles have been called the Sponges of Vinegar. The prejudice against pickles is fast disappearing. Formerly they were regarded as the most indigesti...
-How To Pickle. Pickling, Sweet And Sour. Part 2
Apple And Spanish Onion Pickle 2 lbs. cooking apples. 2 lbs. Spanish onions. Chilies. Vinegar. Ginger. Cinnamon. Allspice. Mace. Core, pare and slice thinly the apples, pare and slice onions and fil...
-How To Pickle. Pickling, Sweet And Sour. Part 3
Maryland Pickle 2 quarts ripe peeled tomatoes. 2 quarts peeled green tomatoes. 1 large head cabbage. 12 medium sized onions. 3 red peppers. 4 ozs. (1/2 cup) salt. 1 lb. (2 cups) brown sugar. 1 gill (...
-How To Make Blackberry Pickle
4 1/2 lbs. ripe blackberries. 3/4 lb. lump sugar. 1 1/4 pints (2 1/2cups) vinegar. 2 inches cinnamon stick. 1 1/2 lbs.(3 cups) granulated sugar. 12 cloves. Few slices horseradish. 1 small piece whole ...
-How To Make Celery Pickle
36 stalks celery. 2 heads white cabbage. 12 large green peppers. 12 large red peppers. 24 small white onions. 6 large onions. Salt. 1/2 lb. ground mustard. 1/2 pint (1 cup) olive oil. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) ...
-How To Make Chow Chow
Chow Chow No. 1 1/2 bushel green tomatoes. 12 onions. 12 green peppers. Vinegar. 2 lbs. (4 cups) sugar. 2 tablespoonfuls powdered cinnamon. 1 tablespoonful powdered allspice. 1/2 teaspoonful powdered...
-How To Make Corn Pickle
2 quarts green corn. 2 ozs. mustard seeds. 2 quarts beans. 2 ozs. celery seeds. 2 quarts chopped cabbage. 2 lbs. (4 cups) sugar. 2 quarts chopped cucumbers. 2 quarts (8 cups) vinegar. 1 quart chopped ...
-Recipes For Making Cucumber Pickles
Cucumber Pickles 1 peck good gherkins. 1 tablespoonful whole allspice. 1 quart pickling onions. 1 large red pepper. 2 tablespoonfuls mustard seeds. 2 large green peppers. Cider vinegar. 2 tablespoonf...
-How To Make Dill Pickles
Cucumbers. Whole peppers. Salt. Dill seed. Grape leaves. A few slices rye bread. Wash medium sized cucumbers; put a layer of salt in a pickle crock, then a layer of grape leaves, next a layer of cucu...
-How To Make Eggplant Pickle
6 eggplants. Chopped onions. 2 1/2 lbs. (5 cups) sugar. 3/4 pint (1 1/2cups) vinegar. 1/2 pint (1 cup) water. 1/2 teaspoonful allspice. 1/2 teaspoonful cloves. 1/2 teaspoonful whole white peppers. 1 i...
-How To Make Green Tomato And Raisin Sweet Pickle
1 peck green tomatoes. 1/2 pint (1 cup) salt. 2 quarts cider vinegar. 2 lbs. (4 cups) brown sugar. 2 tablespoonfuls whole doves. 2 tablespoonfuls whole allspice. 2 lbs. Sultana raisins. Wash and dry ...
-How To Make Green Tomato Pickle
1 peck green tomatoes. 6 green peppers. 2 red peppers. 4 onions. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) salt. Vinegar. 4 ozs. white mustard seeds. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) brown sugar. 1 oz. doves. 1 oz. whole peppers. 1 oz. allspic...
-How To Make India Pickles
6 green tomatoes. 2 ripe tomatoes. 2 green peppers. 2 red peppers. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) salt. 2 onions. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 1/2 pint (1 cup) water. 1 doz. medium sized cucumbers. Spices. Remove the s...
-How To Make Lemon Pickle
Small lemons. Mixed pickling spices. Vinegar. Wash and wipe the lemons, then take off the rind as thinly as possible. The rinds may be used in puddings, jellies or lemonade. Place the lemons in a ja...
-How To Make Mixed Pickles
2 quarts green tomatoes. 1 teaspoonful turmeric. 2 quarts red tomatoes. 1 quart small onions. 1 cauliflower. 3 green peppers. 3 red peppers. 1 cabbage. 2 tablespoonfuls mustard. 3/4 lb. (1 1/2 cups) s...
-How To Make Mustard Pickle
1 large cauliflower. 1 quart small button onions. Vinegar. 1/4 lb. (1 cup) flour. 1 tablespoonful turmeric. 3/4 lb. (1 1/2 cups) sugar. 4 quarts water. 1 pint (2 cups) salt. 6 tablespoonfuls ground mu...
-How To Make Nasturtium Pickle
Nasturtium seedpods. Spices. Vinegar. Nasturtium seedpods make a delicious pickle and also serve admirably as a substitute for capers. An ordinary plot of nasturtium, if allowed to go to seed, will s...
-How To Make Olive Oil Pickles
1 peck large gherkins. 1 oz. white peppercorns. 1 quart large pickling onions. Cider vinegar. 1 oz. celery seeds. Olive oil. 1 oz. mustard seeds. Wash and slice the cucumbers and onions, and allow...
-How To Make Pepper Hash Mangoes
2 pints (4 cups) chopped cabbage. 1 1/2 pints (3 cups) chopped onions. 2 pints (4 cups) chopped sweet green peppers with seeds. 3 1/4 ozs. (1/2 cup) salt. 1 gill (1/2 cup) mustard seeds. 3/4 lb. (1 1/...
-How To Make Piccalilli
1 peck green tomatoes. 1 quart large gherkins. 2 green peppers. 4 onions. 2 quarts cider vinegar. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) salt. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) sugar. 1 tablespoonful peppercorns. 1 tablespoonful celery seeds...
-Recipes For Making Pickled Artichokes Or Pickled Bananas
Pickled Artichokes Young artichokes. Vinegar. Ginger. Mace. Nutmeg. Gather the young artichokes as soon as they are formed, throw them into boiling brine, and let boil for two minutes. Drain them. ...
-How To Make Pickled Beets
Beets. 2 quarts vinegar. 2 lbs. (4 cups) brown sugar. 1/4 teaspoonful powdered alum. Select the large red variety of beets for this pickle. Wash, then cover with scalding water and boil until tender....
-Recipes For Making Pickled Butter Beans Or Pickled Cauliflower
Pickled Butter Beans 1 peck butter beans. 4 pints (8 cups) vinegar. 3 lbs. (6 cups) brown sugar. 1/2 pint (1 cup) mustard. 2 tablespoonfuls turmeric. 2 tablespoonfuls celery seeds. 1 teaspoonful salt...
-How To Make Pickled Butternuts
Butternuts. Horseradish. Vinegar. Mustard seeds. Cinnamon. Black pepper. Cloves. Red pepper. Mace. Sugar. Celery seeds. Weak lye solution. The nuts should be gathered while they are tender enough to ...
-How To Make Pickled Cabbage
1 gallon shredded cabbage. 1 tablespoonful black pepper. 2 tablespoonfuls salt. 1/2 pint (1 cup) mustard seeds. 2 chopped red peppers. 1 pint (2 cups) chopped onions. 1 teaspoonful powdered allspice. ...
-How To Make Pickled Cherries
Sour cherries. Sugar. Vinegar. Wipe and stone some sour cherries, then put them into a stoneware jar, cover with good vinegar and let stand for twenty-four hours. Drain off the vinegar, weigh the che...
-How To Make Pickled Crab Apples
Ripe crab apples. 1 quart cider vinegar. 3 lbs. (6 cups) brown sugar. 2 tablespoonfuls cassia buds or broken cinnamon stick. 2 tablespoonfuls whole cloves. Pick over the crab apples, then wash and dr...
-Recipes For Making Pickled Damsons Or Pickled Dried Currants
Pickled Damsons Damsons. 1 tablespoonful powdered cloves. Sugar. Vinegar. 1 tablespoonful powdered ginger. 1 teaspoonful powdered mace. 1 teaspoonful powdered allspice. Prick the damsons in several...
-How To Make Pickled Eggs
16 eggs. 1/2 oz. whole ginger. 1 quart vinegar. 2 cloves garlic. 1/2 oz. black pepper. 4 cloves. 1/2 oz. whole allspice. Put the eggs into cold water, bring them to boiling point, boil for thirty min...
-How To Make Pickled Figs
2 lbs. figs. Cloves. 1 1/2 lbs. (3 cups) sugar. Mace. 1 pint (2 cups) water. Vinegar. Wipe the figs. Boil the sugar and water until it spins a heavy thread, then drop the figs into the boiling syrup ...
-How To Make Pickled Fish
6 lbs. firm white fish. 1 teaspoonful powdered ginger. 1 1/2 ozs. curry powder. Oil or fat. 1 oz. (2 tablespoonfuls) brown sugar. 9 medium sized onions. 1 tablespoonful salt. 1 tablespoonful tomato ca...
-How To Make Pickled Gherkins
100 gherkins. Vinegar. 4 chopped green peppers. 4 ozs. (1/2 cup) salt. 12 allspices. 3 cinnamon sticks. 3 blades mace. 1 onion. 1 oz. mustard seeds. 2 bay leaves. 12 whole peppers. Wash the gherkins ...
-How To Make Pickled Mushrooms
1 quart large button mushrooms. 1/2 teaspoonful white pepper. 3 anchovies. 1/2 teaspoonful powdered ginger. 3 blades mace. 1 teaspoonful salt. 3 slices onion. Vinegar. Wash the mushrooms in water wit...
-How To Make Pickled Onions
Small white onions. Brine. Spices. Vinegar. Choose the smallest onions and take care that they are dry and ripe. Pour hot water over them, and then the skins can be easily removed. Make enough strong...
-How To Make Pickled Oysters
100 large oysters. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 1 large red pepper. 24 whole cloves. 24 black peppercorns. 9 blades mace. Salt. 3 bay leaves. Put the oysters and their liquor into a porcelain-lined pan, ...
-How To Make Pickled Pears
8 lbs. pears. 4 lbs. (8 cups) sugar. 1 stick cinnamon. Cloves. 1 quart vinegar. 2 bay leaves. Boil the vinegar, sugar, cinnamon broken in small pieces, and bay leaves for eight minutes. Pare and cor...
-How To Make Pickled Pineapple
1 or 2 sweet ripe pineapples . Stick cinnamon. 1 quart (4 cups) vinegar. Cloves. 3 1/2 lbs. (7 cups) sugar. Peel the pineapples, cut into dice, cover with water and stew until nearly tender, then dra...
-How To Make Pickled Strawberries
6 quarts ripe strawberries. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. Powdered cinnamon. 2 1/2 lbs. (5 cups) sugar. Powdered cloves. Pick the strawberries and put a layer of them into a large stone jar, then sprinkle...
-Recipes For Making Pickled Tongue Or Pickled Poultry
Pickled Tongue 1 ox tongue. Salt. Pepper. Whole cloves. Stick cinnamon. Vinegar. Wash the tongue, then cover it with boiling water and cook slowly until tender. Take from the fire, and when perfectl...
-Recipes For Making Pickled Shallots Or Pickled String Beans
Pickled Shallots Shallots. Cloves. Vinegar. Whole black peppers. Mace. Salt. Divide and skin the shallots, and lay them in perfectly dry jars. Boil enough spiced vinegar to cover them well, allowing...
-Recipes For Making Pickled Tomatoes Or Pickled Vegetable Marrow
Pickled Tomatoes 1/2 oz. garlic. 4 onions. 1 oz. white pepper. 48 ripe tomatoes. 2 quarts vinegar. Salt. 1 oz. cloves. 2 ozs. mustard. 1 oz. mace. 1 oz. celery seeds. 1 oz. cinnamon stick. Choose sm...
-How To Make Pickled Walnuts
Walnut meats. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) sugar. 1 teaspoonful powdered cinnamon. Spiced pickled apples. Examine the walnut meats and be sure there are no shells left among them. Bring ...
-How To Make Pickled Watermelon Rind
10 lbs. watermelon rind. 1/2 oz. whole cloves. 1 quart vinegar. 1/2 oz. cinnamon stick. 2 lbs. (4 cups) sugar. Cut the rind in small pieces, peel, and remove all the red parts, cover with cold water,...
-How To Make Pickled Watermelon Rind With Cherries
Watermelon rind. Ginger root. 1 quart vinegar. Cinnamon sticks. 3 lbs. (6 cups) sugar. 1 bottle maraschino cherries. Cut some watermelon rind into pieces about two inches square. Soak them in a weak ...
-How To Make Rose Hips In Vinegar
Rose hips. Sugar. Vinegar. Choose fine rose hips that are not too ripe, leave a short piece of stalk on each, but cut them even; wash, put them into a pan with sufficient boiling water to cover, and ...
-Recipes For Making Prune Pickle Or Pickling Radish Seed Pods
Pickling Radish Seed Pods Radish seed pods. Water. Salt. Vinegar. The pods must be picked when very young and the seed and pod left intact. Wash the pods carefully, then pour over them a brine made ...
-Recipes For Making Quince Pickles Or Raisin Sweet Pickle
Quince Pickles 8 lbs. quinces. 1/2 oz. cinnamon. 4 lbs. (8 cups) sugar. 1/4 oz. allspice. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 2 blades mace. 1/2 oz. cloves. Boil the quinces for twenty minutes in just enough w...
-How To Make Pumpkin Sweet Pickle
1 pumpkin. 3 teaspoonfuls powdered cloves. 1 lemon. 3 1/2 pints (9 cups) cider vinegar. 1 teaspoonful powdered allspice. 3 lbs. (6 cups) sugar. 3 tablespoonfuls chopped ginger root. 3 teaspoonfuls pow...
-How To Make Red Cabbage Pickle
1 large red cabbage. Salt. Vinegar. Cloves. Whole white peppers. Ginger. Bay leaves. Sugar. Remove the coarse outside leaves from the cabbage, and wash the remainder, searching for any insect life. C...
-How To Make Red Pepper Sweet Pickle
Red peppers. 3 lbs. (6 cups) sugar. 2 teaspoonfuls allspice. 2 inches cinnamon stick. 1 pint (2 cups) cider vinegar. 2 blades mace. 2 teaspoonfuls whole doves. Soak the peppers in boiling water for t...
-How To Make Saccharine Pickles
Pickles 1 teaspoonful saccharine. 1 gallon vinegar. 4 ozs. (1/2 cup) salt. 1 tablespoonful powdered ginger. 1 tablespoonful powdered cinnamon. 3 tablespoonfuls mixed pickle spices. 1/2 tablespoonful p...
-How To Make Silver Prune Pickle
7 lbs. silver prunes. 2 blades mace. 1 pint (2 cups) cider vinegar. 1 teaspoonful cloves. 3 lbs. (6 cups) sugar. 1/2 teaspoonful allspice. 1 stick cinnamon. Put the cider into a porcelain-lined pan, ...
-How To Make Spiced Pickled Apples
8 lbs. sweet apples. Cloves. 1 quart vinegar. Stick cinnamon. 1 quart water. Allspice. 4 lbs. (8 cups) sugar. Peel enough apples to make eight pounds of fruit, then cut them in halves. Put the vinega...
-How To Make Sweet Peach Mangoes
60 perfect peaches. 1 oz. preserved ginger. 1 oz. candied citron peel. 1 oz. candied lemon peel. 1/2 teaspoonful ground cinnamon. 1/2 teaspoonful ground ginger. 1 teaspoonful grated nutmeg. 1/2 teaspo...
-How To Make Sweet Pickled Gherkins
100 gherkins. 1 piece bruised ginger. 1 gallon vinegar root. 12 allspices. 24 cloves. 12 whole peppers. 1 lb. (2 cups) brown sugar. 3 cinnamon sticks. When making sweet pickles one must cook them in ...
-How To Make Sweet Pickled Melons
Melons. Vinegar. Sugar. 1 lemon. 6 cloves. 1 stick cinnamon. Sweet pickled melons are much liked and are very wholesome. Peel the melons, cut them in thick slices and put them in vinegar for two days...
-How To Make Sweet Spanish Pickles
2 medium sized cabbages. 36 green tomatoes. 24 cucumbers. 8 small green peppers. Salt. 3 1/2 pints (7 cups) vinegar. 1 teaspoonful white mustard seeds. 1 teaspoonful celery seeds. 1 teaspoonful turmer...
-Recipes For Making Stuffed Mangoes
Stuffed Mangoes No. 1 Sweet or hot green peppers . Peaches. Small green nutmeg''melons. Ripe cucumbers. Sweet or hot green peppers, or small green nutmeg melons are used for these pickles. Peache...
-Recipes For Making Sweet Pickled Peaches Or Stuffed Pickled Peaches
Sweet Pickled Peaches Peaches. Cloves. Sugar. Cinnamon. Vinegar. Mace. Use either firm freestones or dings divided into halves. Pare and place in a vinegar syrup allowing one-half as much sugar as ...
-How To Make Tomato Mangoes
Sound green tomatoes. 1 quart red tomatoes. 1 quart chopped cabbage. Vinegar. Sugar. 1 tablespoonful salt. 1 tablespoonful mustard. 1 teaspoonful black pepper. 1/2 pint (1 cup) chopped green peppers. ...
-How To Make Tomato Soy
2 lbs. green tomatoes. 1/2 lb. onions. 1/2 lb. cucumbers. 4 ozs. (1/2 cup) salt. 1 teaspoonful peppercorns. 4 cloves. 1 blade mace. 1 inch ginger. 6 chilies. Vinegar. Slice the tomatoes, onions and c...
-How To Make Canned Spare-Ribs
Pepper. Spare-ribs. Salt. Crack the ribs through the middle so they may be cut into squares. Put them into a saucepan with a little hot water and salt to season well, cover closely and cook until ten...
-How To Make Canned Beef
Beef. Salt. Cut the beef up into pieces small enough to drop easily into the jars, add salt to taste, put the rubbers and covers on, and set in a boiler on a thick layer of straw. A washboiler will h...
-How To Make Chutneys, Catchup And Relishes
Every housekeeper should feel a just pride in her own relishes or appetizers, especially should she be an expert in this department of cooking, for they will be found to be superior to any which are f...
-How To Make Chutneys, Catchup And Relishes. Continued
Corn Relish 18 ears corn. 3 pints (6 cups) vinegar. 1 head cabbage. 2 lbs. (4 cups) sugar. 1 head celery. 1 teaspoonful turmeric. 6 sliced onions. 1 teaspoonful mustard. 3 red peppers. 1 tablespoonfu...
-How To Make Apple Catchup
Apples. 2 onions. 1 quart vinegar. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) sugar. 1 teaspoonful mustard. 1 teaspoonful white pepper. 1 teaspoonful salt. 2 teaspoonfuls powdered cinnamon. 1 teaspoonful powdered doves. 1 teasp...
-How To Make Apple Chutney
3 lbs. apples. 2 lbs. sultana raisins. 3 lemons. 2 lbs. (4 cups) brown sugar. 1 tablespoonful ground ginger. 1 teaspoonful paprika. 1 teaspoonful salt. 4 chilies. 1 chopped onion. 1 clove garlic. 1 pi...
-How To Make Apple Relish
1 dozen apples. 1/2 tablespoonful salt. 2 large green peppers. 1/2 tablespoonful powdered ginger. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) sugar. 1 onion. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) seeded raisins. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 1 lemon. Cho...
-How To Make Apricot Catchup
2 gallons ripe apricots. 3 tablespoonfuls powdered cloves. 1 gallon cider vinegar. 2 lbs. (4 cups) brown sugar. 3 tablespoonfuls powdered mace. 1/2 pint (1 cup) grated horseradish. 3 tablespoonfuls po...
-How To Make Banana Chutney
24 bananas. 2 canned red peppers. 2 small onions. 1/4 lb. sultana raisins. 1/4 lb. seeded raisins. 1 1/2 ozs. curry powder. 1 lb. (2 cups) sugar. 5 tablespoonfuls salt. 1/4 teaspoonful red pepper. 1/2...
-Recipes For Making Cucumber Catchup Or Cucumber Relish
Cucumber Catchup 12 cucumbers. 6 large onions. 2 1/2 lbs. (5 cups) sugar. 2 tablespoonfuls white mustard seeds. 2 tablespoonfuls black mustard seeds. 2 tablespoonfuls celery seeds. 1 tablespoonful bl...
-Recipes For Making Currant Catchup Or Damson Catchup
Currant Catchup 5 lbs. currants. 1 teaspoonful powdered allspice. 3 lbs. (6 cups) sugar. 1/2 pint (1 cup) vinegar. 1 teaspoonful powdered mace. 1 teaspoonful salt. 1 tablespoonful powdered cinnamon. ...
-Recipes For Making Dried Fruit Chutney
Dried Fruit Chutney No. 1 1 lb. dried peaches. 3/4 pint (1 1/2 cups) vinegar. 1 lb. dried apricots. i oz. (2 tablespoonfuls) salt. 1 lb. stoned dates. 1 oz. red pepper. 1 lb. seeded raisins. 1/2 oz. ...
-How To Make Eggplant Sauce
Eggplants. 1 teaspoonful powdered allspice. Tomatoes. 4 green peppers. 1 teaspoonful powdered cinnamon. 4 medium sized onions. 2 tablespoonfuls sugar. 1 teaspoonful powdered ginger. 2 teaspoonfuls sal...
-How To Make Elderberry Catchup
1 pint (2 cups) ripe elderberries. 1 small piece ginger root. 1 blade mace. 3/4 pint (1 1/2 cups) boiling vinegar. 30 white peppercorns. 12 cloves. 1/2 teaspoonful salt. 4 shallots. Strip the elderbe...
-How To Make Elderberry Chutney
Elderberries. Onions. Cloves. Ground ginger. Brown sugar. Red pepper. Mace. Salt. Mustard seeds. Vinegar. Stoned raisins. For every pound of elderberries allow one small onion, eight cloves, one-four...
-How To Make Gooseberry Chutney
3 lbs. gooseberries. 2 teaspoonfuls powdered ginger. 1/2 lb. chopped raisins. 1/2 lb. chopped onions. 3/4 lb. (1 1/2 cups) sugar. 1/4 lb. (1/2 cup) salt. 2 teaspoonfuls paprika. 1 pint (2 cups) tarrag...
-How To Make Gooseberry Relish
4 quarts gooseberries. 1 pint (2 cups) water. 2 lbs. seeded raisins. 4 lbs. (8 cups) sugar. Top and tail the gooseberries, then boil them in the water for fifteen minutes. Add the raisins and sugar...
-How To Make Grape Catchup
9 lbs. grapes. 3 lbs. (6 cups) granulated sugar. 1 tablespoonful powdered cloves. 2 lbs. (4 cups) brown sugar. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 3 tablespoonfuls powdered cinnamon. 1 tablespoonful powdered all...
-How To Make Green Fig Chutney
12 lbs. green figs. 2 lbs. (4 cups) salt. 2 ozs. mustard seeds. 6 ozs. paprika. 3 quarts tarragon vinegar. 2 lbs. stoned dates. 6 lbs. Spanish onions. 2 lbs. (4 cups) brown sugar. 1 lb. preserved or c...
-How To Make Green Pepper Catchup
5 lbs. green peppers. 1/2 bunch celery. 1 root horseradish. Vinegar. 1 teaspoonful powdered cinnamon. 1 teaspoonful powdered cloves. 1 teaspoonful powdered mace. 1 teaspoonful powdered allspice. 1 tea...
-How To Make Green Tomato Chutney
4 lbs. green tomatoes. 1/2 lb. onions. 1/2 teaspoonful paprika. 2 lbs. (4 cups) brown sugar. 1 teaspoonful salt. 1 pint (2 cups) tarragon vinegar. 2 lbs. seeded raisins. 1/4 lb. ground ginger. 3 chili...
-How To Make Indian Chutney
1 lb. fresh ginger root. 1/2 lb. green peppers. 1/2 lb. red peppers. 1 lb. seeded raisins. 3/4 quart vinegar. 3 1/2 lbs. (7 cups) sugar. 1/2 lb. onions. 1 teaspoonful salt. 1 lb. large cucumbers. 1 lb...
-Recipes For Making Mint Chutney Or Mint Relish
Mint Chutney Mint. Red pepper. Seeded raisins. Vinegar. Salt. Wash some mint thoroughly and shake well to get rid of the water. Strip off the leaves and put three handfuls of them through a chopping...
-How To Make Mushroom Catchup
Fresh mushrooms. Onion. Salt. Mace. White peppercorns. Bay leaves. Allspice. Paprika. Wipe firm, fresh mushrooms and break them into quarters. Put a layer of them in the bottom of an earthenware dish...
-How To Make Peach Catchup
1 peck firm, ripe peaches. 1 teaspoonful ground ginger. 1 pint (2 cups) water. 1/2 teaspoonful ground cloves. 1/2 pint (i cup) vinegar. 1/2 teaspoonful ground mace. 1 gill (1/2 cup) lemon juice. 1/2 t...
-How To Make Pepper Sauce
1 quart ripe red peppers. 1 quart water. 2 quarts vinegar. 2 medium sized onions. 1 clove garlic. 1 tablespoonful whole black peppers. 1 tablespoonful cloves. 1 tablespoonful allspice. Salt to taste. ...
-How To Make Pickle Lime Relish
12 pickle limes. 3/4 lb. (1 1/2 cups) sugar. 1/2 pint (1 cup) vinegar. 1 gill (1/2 cup) water. Wash the limes and soak them in cold water for twenty-four hours, changing the water several times. In ...
-How To Make Pimiento Relish
1 large can pimientoes (red peppers). 1 pint (2 cups) shaved cabbage. 6 large sour pickles. 4 ozs. (1/2 cup) sugar. 1 teaspoonful salt. 1 gill (1/2 cup) vinegar. 1 large onion. Open the can of pimien...
-Recipes For Making Plum Sauce Or Plum Catchup
Plum Sauce 6 lbs. ripe plums. 2 lbs. (4 cups) brown sugar. 3 pints (6 cups) vinegar. 6 teaspoonfuls salt. 2 teaspoonfuls powdered clove. 2 teaspoonfuls black pepper. 2 teaspoonfuls grated whole ginge...
-Recipes For Making Rhubarb Chutney Or Rhubarb Relish
Rhubarb Chutney 4 lbs. rhubarb. 3 tablespoonfuls salt. 1 lb. (2 cups) sugar. 1/2 lb. sultana raisins. 6 onions. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. 2 ozs. curry powder. Cut up the rhubarb and boil it with the ...
-How To Make Tomato Catchup
1 peck ripe tomatoes. 1 quart vinegar. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) sugar. 2 cloves garlic. 2 tablespoonfuls dry mustard. 1 tablespoonful ground cloves. 3 ozs. (6 tablespoonfuls) salt. 1 teaspoonful ground allspic...
-Recipes For Making Tomato Relish Or Sauce
Tomato Relish 20 green tomatoes. 5 red peppers. 4 onions. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) sugar. 1/2 lb. (1 cup) salt. 1 pint (2 cups) vinegar. Scald tomatoes, peel onions, and remove seeds from peppers, then put t...
-How To Make Uncooked Catchup
1 peck ripe tomatoes. 1 quart chopped celery. 1/4 peck onions. 4 green peppers. 4 red peppers. 1 quart (4 cups) vinegar. 2 tablespoonfuls salt. 1/2 lb.(1 cup) sugar. 1 1/2 ozs. white mustard seeds. 1 ...
-How To Make Vegetable Marrow Chutney
1 large vegetable marrow. Salt. 2 tablespoonfuls cornstarch. 1 oz. mustard. 1 oz. turmeric. 1 sliced onion. 2 ozs. whole ginger. 12 chilies. 12 cloves. 6 lumps sugar. 2 1/2 pints (5 cups) vinegar. Pe...
-How To Make Walnut Catchup
Walnuts. Vinegar. Pepper. Ginger. Cloves. Grated nutmeg. Mace. Gather the nuts when they can be pierced with a needle. Mash them to a soft pulp and allow them to lie for two weeks in salt water, say ...
-Recipe For Making Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 pint (1 cup) vinegar. 2 tablespoonfuls salt. 2 quarts tomatoes. 2 lemons. 1 tablespoonful ground allspice. 1 tablespoonful ground cloves. 4 ozs. (1/2 cup) brown sugar. 4 tablespoonfuls soy. Skin ...
-How To Make Beverages, Vinegars And Syrups
Home-made cordials, wines and vinegars are always relished in case of feverish colds, and make most welcome and wholesome beverages on the sultry days of summer. Home-made liqueurs are very useful fo...
-How To Make Beverages, Vinegars And Syrups. Part 2
Apricot Honey 3 lbs. ripe apricots. 6 lemons. 3 lbs. (6 cups) sugar. Peel and stone the apricots, then put them into a large earthenware dish, add the sugar, the grated rinds, pulp and strained juic...
-How To Make Beverages, Vinegars And Syrups. Part 3
Garlic Vinegar 1 bunch garlic. 1 bottle vinegar. Peel the cloves of garlic, then put them through a food chopper into a bowl. Put this pulp and juice into a bottle of vinegar, cork and leave for two...
-Recipes For Making Blackberry Syrup Or Blackberry Vinegar
Blackberry Syrup Blackberries. Lump sugar. Pick the berries, bruise them and allow them to stand for a few days to ferment slightly. If the berries have not yielded sufficient juice, pour one-fourt...
-Recipes For Making Cherry Brandy Or Cherry Syrup
Cherry Brandy 12 lbs. morella cherries. Sugar. Brandy. Wash and dry the cherries, then cut off the stalks so that one-half inch remains on the fruit. Prick each cherry with a needle, put into wide m...
-How To Make Cucumber Vinegar
Cucumbers. Garlic. Vinegar. White pepper. Shallots. Salt. Wipe some cucumbers but do not peel them, then slice them into a wide-mouthed bottle, putting in with them for two pints of vinegar, three sh...
-How To Make Currant And Raspberry Wine
4 gallons ripe red currants. Water. 5 gallons ripe raspberries. 40 lbs. sugar. Pour four gallons of cold water over the currants and cover over. Then pour six gallons of water over the raspberries; c...
-How To Make Dandelion Cordial
Dandelion blossoms Water. 3 lbs. (6 cups) sugar. 2 oranges. Raisins. 2 lemons. 1 yeast cake or 1 tablespoonful yeast. Procure the blossoms without the stems. Scald three quarts of blossoms with thre...
-How To Make Dandelion Wine
1 quart dandelion blossoms. 3 lbs. (6 cups) sugar. 4 quarts water. 1 gill (1/2 cup) tepid water. 1 yeast cake. 1 lb. seeded raisins. 1 lemon. 1 orange. 1/2 pint (1 cup) rum. Measure a generous quart ...
-How To Make Elderberry Wine
1/2 peck elderberries. 1 1/2 gallons boiling water. 3 lbs. (6 cups) sugar. 1/2 oz. ginger. 4 cloves. 8 allspice. 1 lb. chopped raisins. 1 oz. compressed yeast or 2 tablespoonfuls brewers yeast. 1/2 cu...
-Recipes For Making Ginger Beer Or Ginger Wine
Ginger Beer 2 ozs. bruised ginger. 2 lemons. 2 1/2 lbs. lump sugar. 3 quarts boiling water. 1 oz. cream of tartar. 1 oz. yeast cake. Put into a saucepan the ginger, water, cream of tartar, the grate...
-Recipes For Making Gooseberry Vinegar Or Gooseberry Wine
Gooseberry Vinegar Ripe gooseberries. Honey. Brown sugar. Select ripe berries, bruise them in a mortar or basin, and to every quart of berries allow three quarts of water. Let them come to a boil; t...
-How To Make Grape Juice
Concord grapes. Sugar. Pick sound ripe grapes from the stems, then weigh them and put them into a preserving pan with water sufficient to almost cover them. Set at the back of the stove where they wi...
-How To Make Canned Grape Juice
Concord grapes. Sugar. Pick over and wash sound grapes, rejecting all that are soft and bruised, but leaving a few of the stems. Put them into a preserving pan with a little cold water, but not enoug...
-How To Make Mulberry Vinegar
Mulberries. Sugar. Vinegar. Mulberry vinegar, when made correctly, should be as thick as honey. It is, however, a little tedious to evolve owing to the fact that it cannot be made all at once, but re...
-Recipes For Making Orange Brandy Or Orange Honey
Orange Brandy 18 bitter oranges. 1 1/2 lbs. (3 cups) sugar. 3 quarts brandy. 1 egg white. 2 quarts water. Wash and dry the oranges, then cut the peel into chips, put them into an earthenware jar wit...
-How To Make Orange Syrup
Oranges. 1 egg white. Sugar. Take two bitter oranges for every six sweet ones, and squeeze the juice into a preserving pan. Then put it over the fire, and skim till it boils. Directly it does so remo...
-How To Make Pear Honey
Pears. Pinch powdered alum. Sugar. When canning pears take the clean peelings, with any of the fruit that is not perfect enough for preserving, cut in small pieces and put in an enameled pan with wat...
-Recipes For Making Pineapple Honey Or Pineapple Liqueur
Pineapple Honey Pineapples. Sugar. Pare and remove the eyes from ripe pineapples, then put them through a food chopper. Take one pound of sugar for every pound of fruit. Mix well and let stand until...
-How To Make Pumpkin Honey
2 1/2 pints (5 cups) stewed pumpkin. 2 oranges. 2 1/2 lbs. (5 cups) sugar. Put some peeled pumpkin through a food chopper, then stew, and measure it. Add the sugar, the grated rinds and pulp of the o...
-Recipes For Making Quince Honey Or Quince Liqueur
Quince Honey 3 large quinces. 3 lbs. (6 cups) sugar. 3 pints (6 cups) water. Boil the sugar and water together for thirty minutes. Peel, core and put the quinces through a food chopper, then add the...
-Recipes For Making Raspberry Syrup Or Raspberry Vinegar
Make Raspberry Syrup Ripe raspberries. Sugar. Procure ripe raspberries, bruise them thoroughly, and let them stand in a cool place for two days. Now strain through muslin, and to every pint of juice...
-How To Make Tarragon Vinegar
Tarragon. Vinegar. Gather the tarragon herb just before it flowers, and on a dry day before the sun has shone on it. Wash it, shake it out of doors, and dry it on a clean cloth. Pick off the leaves, ...
-How To Make Unfermented Grape Wine
Grapes. Water. When the grapes are best for eating they are just right for this wine. Wash in a colander, and then strip from the stems, throwing out all the faulty ones. Put them into a preserving k...









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