1. Appalachian Pear Relish
Ingredients10 lbs. Pears
3 Green Peppers
3 Red Peppers
4 Cups Cider Vinegar
4 Cups Sugar
1 tsp Celery Seeds
1 T Pickling Spices
1 T Mustard Seeds
Makes 8 pints.
Peel and core pears. Seed both the Green and the Sweet Red peppers. Coarsly grind pears, peppers, and onions. Place ground mixture in a large pot, adding the vinegar and the sugar.
In a muslin bag combine celery seeds, pickling spices, and mustard seeds. Tie bag shut and place in the pot.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 40 minutes. Remove spice bag.
Pour relish into sterilized canning jars and seal tightly.
Store relish in cellar or cool, dry place.
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