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Pear Relish

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=1024183

Ingredients

  1. 16 pears, peeled, cored and ground
  2. 6 medium onions, ground
  3. 8 green peppers, ground
  4. 4 sweet red peppers, ground
  5. 2 hot peppers, ground
  6. 6 c. vinegar (5% acidity)
  7. 6 c. sugar
  8. 3 Tbsp. mustard seed
  9. 2 Tbsp. pickling salt
  10. 1 Tbsp. ground turmeric
  11. 1 tsp. ground allspice
  12. 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  13. 1 tsp. ground ginger

Directions

  1. Let pears, onions and peppers stand in separate containers for 1 hour. Pour boiling water over each; drain well.
  2. Combine pears, onion, peppers, vinegar, sugar and seasonings in a large kettle. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. Pour hot mixture into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  3. Remove air bubbles and wipe jar rims.
  4. Cover at once with metal lids and screw on bands.
  5. Process in boiling water bath for 20 minutes.
  6. Let stay in a cool place for 1 month before using.
  7. Chill before serving.
  8. Makes 10 pints.