Pepper Jelly


In pot add:

2 cups red ground peppers (some may be hot and if you want more heat, leave in some seeds.)

5 1/2 cups white sugar

1 cup white vinegar

Boil 2 minutes.

Remove from heat and let set 15 minutes.


1/3 cup lemon juice

Boil 2 minutes.

Remove from heat and stir in:

2 envelopes liquid certo.

Stir for 2 minutes and jar.

Note: It may take up to 2 days to set.

I got this recipe from Dora Fisher who brought me some when we served in the Toronto Ontario Temple.

Salad Dressing



Bevy Anne has this recipe in her mother (Reta’s) handwriting saying it is from her mother (Gertrude Barber).



1 Tbsp. butter,

2 eggs

1 1/2 cups white sugar

1/2 cup white vinegar

1 cup milk

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. mustard

1 Tbsp. flour


Cook in double boiler, stirring while cooking.

Chili Sauce








This is something that has to sit overnight. I do about 4 times this recipe:

6 quart basket of tomatoes-blanched and skinned in cooking pot and mush up with you hands;

Add 6 Cups celery and 4 Cups onions.

Sprinkle 1/2 cup pickling salt over ingredients and let sit overnight.

Next morning- drain as much of the liquid off as you can….the more the

5 cups sugar
2 cups cider vinegar
3 Tbsp mustard seed
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
Grind up 2 green peppers and add.

Heat and stir til it comes to a boil and simmer 15 minutes. Put it in jars
and seal it.

Spaghetti Sauce



2 – 6 quart baskets of tomatoes
6 onions-thru food processor
6 green peppers-thru food processor
2 sections garlic
1 Tbsp crushed chili (if you don’t want it so hot, just put in 3/4 Tbsp)
3 Tbsp coarse salt
1 Tbsp Italian seasoning

Cook for 2 hours and stir occasionally.
Pack it in hot jars and seal.


With Pressure Cooker: (see comment re. water separation)

Green Tomato Mincemeat


1/2 bushel of green tomatoes
Wash and cut and put thru food grinder into collander and drain overnight.
Dump into large pot – cover with cold water and bring to boil.
Repeat one more time.

Take 24 washed and cored apples put thru grinder
4 lbs of raisins
1 lbs of citron peel
6 lbs brown sugar
2 cups white vinegar
2 Tbsp regular salt
Boil and stir for 1 1/2 hours.
15 minutes before done, add:

2 cups margarine or butter
2 Tbsp ground cloves
2 Tbsp cinnamon
2 Tbsp nutmeg

Place in hot jars and seal.

Green Cucumber Relish


Need a meat grinder. Clamp it on the edge of your table and put all
ingredients through it.
1 – 6 qt basket of cucumbers(cut in half and scoop seeds out before
8 large onions
1 red pepper
Grind. Cover with 4 Tbsp coarse salt. Soak overnight and drain and pour over

2 3/4 cups white vinegar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp allspice
1 tsp turmeric

Bring all to boil and mix well. Keep on simmer while you fill the jars and
keeping stirring. Seal.

Mom’s Potato Salad Dressing


Cheryln’s Mom that is..   🙂


I’m not typically a fan of Miracle Whip or Mayonnaise, but for some reason I really like this stuff!!


3/4 Cup Miracle Whip

1/4 Cup vinegar

1/4 Cup Sugar

3 tablespoons mustard

salt and pepper

1/4 teaspoon paprika


You have to look at how much potatoe salad you have.

add enough miracle whip to be enough for the salad.

add between 1/4 and 1/2 cup of both sugar and vinegar to taste.

paprika is just for taste.. a couple of shakes