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Mustard Pickles

Cauliflowers, small cucumbers, small onions, small green tomatoes, Lima or string beans and celery. Boil all these in water until tender, in water that is slightly salted. Pour the following mixture over all boiling hot; 2-quarts vinegar, 2 pounds brown sugar, pound mustard, red or green peppers. This will make about six quarts.

Mixed Pickles

Take 6 or 8 ripe cucumbers, the same of green, pare, cut in small chunks, 3 quarts green tomatoes, pared, a cauliflower cut in small pieces, string beans cut in small pieces, soak all this in salt water over night, add musk melon cut in small pieces, Lima beans previously cooked a litle, a little red pepper, a couple of mangoes, celery cut in chunks, small onions cooked a little while in salt water, add nasturtium seeds, 10 cents worth mixed spices, 5 cents worth cinnamon bark, mix all together. Cook in vinegar of an hour. Use 4 cups sugar to 1 quart vinegar.

Green Tomato Sauce

Eight pounds green tomatoes, cut up and boiled for 2 hours in water to cover, drain through a cullender, add 3 pounds brown sugar, 1 quart vinegar, 1 teaspoon, each, of cloves, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. Boil one hour and bottle.

Tomato Catsup

One-half bushel tomatoes cooked and strained, boil down to 8 pints, then add 3 tablespoons salt, tablespoon black pepper, 2-3 tablespoon allspice, of cloves, \ tablespoons cinnamon and 1 pint vinegar.

Ripe Cucumber Pickles

Six pounds cucumbers, 8 pounds brown sugar, 1 tablespoon, each, cloves, cinnamon and allspice, tablespoon pepper, 2 tablespoons salt. Cover with vinegar and boil till tender.

Chili Sauce

Eight quarts ripe tomatoes, chopped, 1 cup green peppers, 1 cup onions, cup salt, 5 cups sugar, 1 quarts vinegar, 2 teaspoons cloves, 3 teaspoons cinnamon, and 2 of ginger, 2 nutmegs. Boil three hours.

Chili Sauce

Thirty tomatoes, 10 onions, 5 large red peppers, 5 tablespoons salt, 20 tablespoons sugar, 3 cups vinegar, chop the onions and peppers together. Boil about two hours.


One quart onions, 2 quarts small cucumbers, 1 large cauliflower, 1 quart small green tomatoes. Put cucumbers in brine one day, scald onions and cauliflower in salt water. One green pepper, a little red pepper. To 3 quarts vinegar add 2 cups sugar, 1 cup flour, 14 tablespoons mustard, stick of cinnamon. Scald the mixture and pour over pickles.

Chili Sauce

One-half peck tomatoes, 2 cups celery, 2 cups onions, 2 small red peppers, each chopped very fine, 1 cup white mustard seed, 1 cup sugar, cup salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon, 1 quart vinegar. Boil one and a half hours.

Cucumber Mangoes

Cut lengthwise two dozen large cucumbers, remove seeds, let stand in weak salt water over night, wash with fresh water and fill with the following: Chop fine 1 large head cabbage, 1 ounce celery seed, 1 ounce mustard seed (white), ounce salt, 1 level teaspoon ground pepper, cup brown sugar, mix with vinegar. Fill and tie with white thread. Put a layer of grape leaves in kettle, a layer of cucumbers, and so on. Cover with vinegar. Scald of an hour, just let come to boiling point before removing from fire. Boil 1 gallon fresh vinegar, 1 teaspoon alum, 3 cups brown sugar fifteen minutes.


Pour over cucumbers while hot from first vinegar. Bottle air tight. Fine.