Canning Recipes

Apple Chutney
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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1 quart cider vinegar
3 cups sugar
1/2 pound seedless raisins
6 pound very tart (sour) apples -- peeled, quartered,
and cored
1/4 pound garlic -- peeled, chopped
1/2 pound gingerroot -- peeled, chopped
6 red or green chili peppers -- seeded, chopped
2 tablespoons pickling salt
Sugar -- to taste
Cayenne -- to taste
6 pounds hard green pears -- peeled, cored,
and cut into strips

In large preserving kettle mix the vinegar, sugar, raisins, apples, garlic
cloves, gingerroot, peppers, and salt. Bring to a boil and simmer until
the apples are mushy and transparent. If necessary, add a little more
vinegar. Taste and add sugar and cayenne as desired.

Add the pears and simmer until the pears are transparent but not
overcooked. Spoon into hot jars and seal.

This recipe yields 8 to 10 pints.

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