Archives for Pickles & Preserves category

10 pounds peaches 5 pounds white sugar or 4 1⁄2 pounds of brown sugar 5 cups of best cider vinegar 6 sticks of cinnamon 12 whole cloves 1 teaspoon allspice Skin the peaches by scalding them for 40 seconds with boiling water. Drain and dash them into cold water. Cook the sugar, vinegar and spices for […]

4 quarts pickling cucumbers, thinly sliced 8 medium white onions, peeled, thinly sliced 1/2 cup pickling salt 5 cups sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon celery seed 2 tablespoons mustard seed 5 cups apple cider vinegar Mix the cucumbers and onions with the salt and 2 quarts of cracked ice and let stand, covered […]

There are few things that can brighten up a dreary winter’s day better than pickled blackberries. They are an addictive combination of tart and sweet, and are traditionally served over ice cream or pound cake. This recipe is based on several from the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Great on hot buttermilk biscuits on a cool fall morning. 6 pounds apples 1 cup apple cider 21/2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon cloves Remove stems from apples. Place apples in a large kettle, cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until apples are tender. […]

Autumn Butter

Delicious any time of year. 1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 teaspoon pumpkin-pie spice 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 cup softened butter Mix together in medium bowl. Serve on hot biscuits or pound cake. If you like this recipe, I think you’ll really enjoy this cookbook: [asa]1589802357[/asa]

Yield: 5 pints 2 pounds small fresh okra 5 small hot peppers 5 cloves garlic, peeled 5 teaspoons dill seed 5 teaspoons celery seed 3 cups white vinegar 3 cups water 1/3 cup pickling salt 1/4 cup sugar Wash okra in cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Using manufacturer’s directions, sterilize five one-pint […]

You’ll find a jar of these on the counter of every country store, filling station and “Beer Joint” in the South. These are the real thing, spicy and sour! 24 eggs 6 cups Cider vinegar 2 tablespoon black peppercorns 1 tablespoon Whole allspice 1/2 tablespoon Mace 1/2 tablespoon Coriander seeds 1/2 tablespoon Cardamon seeds 1/2 […]

Hot Pepper Jelly

This Southern classic is great served with country ham or green beans. 1/2 cup Hot Red Chiles, seeded and coarsely chopped 1/2 cup Hot green chiles, seeded and coarsely chopped 1 cup Chopped onion 1 1/2 cup Vinegar 5 cups Sugar 2 Pouches liquid pectin PLACE THE HOT CHILES, onion and vinegar in a food […]

This hot, spicy relish has been a fixture on Southern tables since at least the 1860s. Serve it with a bowl of pintos, a cake of corn bread and some sweet onion! 5 red bell peppers, diced 2 large green tomatoes, diced 2 large sweet onions, diced 1 small head cabbage, diced 1/4 cup pickling […]

Tired of cranberry sauce? This will make your turkey happy! 1 cup water 3/4 cup white sugar 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries 1 cup apples – peeled, cored and diced 1 can Mandarin oranges 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/8 […]

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