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Spiced Red Cabbage

Ingredients
  Red cabbage 12 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Wine vinegar 2 Quart
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mustard seed 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole cloves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mace 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Allspice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Peppercorns 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Celery seed 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 2
Directions

Remove outer leaves, core and shred cabbage.
Place in large bowl, salting each layer.
Cover and stand in cool place 24 hours.
Drain thoroughly on paper towel-lined trays or wooden boards about 6 hours.
Combine vinegar, sugar and mustard seed in a large sauce pot.
Tie remaining spices in a cheesecloth bag; add to vinegar mixture.
Boil 5 minutes.
Pack cabbage into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch head space.
Remove spice bag.
Pour hot liquid over cabbage, leaving 1/4 inch head space.
Adjust caps.
Process quarts 20 minutes in boiling water bath.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cabbage

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Anonymous's picture
Maybe it would be a good Idea to finish the recipe by telling us how many pints/quarts we are going to need to use.