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.

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