Saturday, September 8, 2012
Plain, Boring, Cucumber Relish
12 Cups deseeded, ground cucumbers
1 Cup deseeded, ground green pepper
4 Cups ground celery
1/2 Cup pickling salt
6 Cups sugar
2 Cups vinegar
2 Tbsp celery seed
1 Tbsp mustard seed
Grind veggies with coarse blade on meat grinder, combine in large bowl. Sprinkle with salt. Cover with water. Let stand 4 hours.
Drain thoroughly. Press out excess liquid.
Combine sugar, vinegar, spices in pot. Bring to a boil slowly, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
Add veggies. Simmer 15 minutes.
Pack into sterilized jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Process in BWB 10 minutes.
Yields 9 pints.