Free Recipe Green Tomato Pickle

Recipe Type: P Recipes
Recipe Preparation: boil
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Recipe Serves: 1

Ingredients for Green Tomato Pickle Recipe

3 c Slacked Lime; *see notes
2 ga Water
7 lb Green Tomatoes; Unpeeled,
-thinly sliced
5 lb Sugar; divided
2 qt Vinegar
3 ts Whole Cloves
2 ts Allspice
2 ts Celery Seed
2 Stick Cinnamon; halved
1 ts Powdered Mace
1 ts Ground Ginger

Green Tomato Pickle Preparation

Mix lime and water; soak tomatoes in lime water for 24 hours. Put tomatoes in fresh cold water for 24 hours. Put tomatoes in fresh cold water for 4 hours changing water every hour. Drain well. Place 3 1/2 pounds sugar and vinegar in kettle. Make 4 small cloth bags for spices; divide spices among bags. Bring syrup to boil (with bags in it) and pour over drained tomatoes. Let stand overnight. (A stone crock is the thing to use.) Next morning, boil 1 hour. Take some of the hot syrup, and 1 1/2 pounds sugar and bring to boiling point, pour over pickle and let stand 24 hours. The next morning heat the pickle, put in jars and seal. Makes 8 pints Source: Mountain Measures — Junior League of Charleston, WV ed. 1974 NOTES : *Slacked lime from drugstore. Recipe by: Mrs. Robert W. Lawson, Jr. Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #678 by Bill Spalding <> on Jul 19, 1997

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