Eddie Jordan Recipe

CHOW CHOW GRANDMA STYLE

By Eddie Jordan EDWARDCARL


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves:
6 pint jar's
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Canning/Preserving

Eddie's Story

I used to help my grandma fix this chow chow. When I made this chow chow it was as close to Grandma's that I could get and it did taste great also.

Ingredients

10
green tomatoes
7 c
cucumbers
6 c
cabbage
2 medium
green bell peppers
1 medium
red bell pepper
2 medium
onions, yellow, medium
1 Tbsp
black mustard seed
1 Tbsp
white mustard seed
1 Tbsp
celery seed
1 Tbsp
turmeric,
4 lb
sugar
3 pt
vinegar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grind and cover the first 6 ingredients with salt. Let stand 5 to 15 minutes. Then drain.
2
Add the rest of the ingredients. bring to a boil and cook 20 minuits.
3
Have jars, rings, and lids sterilized. Fill jars leaving a 1/4 inch head space. Seal.
4
Bring water to boil in you water bath cannon when boiling put in your jars to cover, when water start boiling again time for 15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Dips, Other Sauces, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom


  • Comments

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    Beth Streeter bakeratheart - Sep 1, 2010
    How long should it be processed? And should it be in a boiling water canner or a pressure canner. I am very excited about this recipe I have been looking for a good Chow Chow recipe for a while!
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    Ann Vick Nanah - Sep 1, 2010
    I was given this recipe by someone about the age of Mr. Jordan's grandmother. It is not "processed" in a boiling water or pressure canner. It is an open kettle hot pack. Meaning, when you fill the jar and place the lid and ring on and tighten it, you set it aside to cool. You are finished with that jar and on to the next one. All the ingredients have been cooked previously during the cook time. When you hear it 'pop', it has sealed. Love this recipe, and it make A LOT!
  • user
    Beth Streeter bakeratheart - Sep 2, 2010
    Ann thank you! I do a little canning and but I have never done an open kettle hot pack. Thanks for the info.. can't wait to try it!
  • user
    Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Sep 26, 2010
    Plan on trying this next year... sounds good... though I think a 10 minute boiling bath wouldn't hurt...
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    Eddie Jordan EDWARDCARL - Sep 28, 2010
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