Canning Recipes

Green Tomato Pickles II
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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7 pounds green tomatoes
3 cups slaked lime
2 gallons water
3 pints vinegar
5 pounds sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon ginger
1 tablespoon mace
1 tablespoon allspice
1 tablespoon cloves

Slice 7 pounds very green tomatoes 1/8-inch thick. Soak for 24 hours in a
solution of 2 gallons cold water and 3 cups slaked lime. Drain and soak
in ice water to cover for 4 hours. Change water each hour.

Make syrup of 5 pounds sugar and 3 pints vinegar. Pour hot syrup over
tomatoes. Let stand overnight, then boil the whole works for one hour.
Put bag containing all spices in the mixture to boil. Put in sterilized
jars and seal while hot.

This recipe yields 9 to 10 pints.

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