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Old-Fashioned Chili Sauce

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Ingredients
  Mustard seed 1 Tablespoon
  Celery seed 1 Tablespoon
  Cider vinegar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Boiling water 500 Milliliter
  Ripe red tomatoes 8 Pound
  Green peppers 1 Pound
  Sweet red peppers 1 Pound
  Celery 3 Cup (48 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Onion 3 Cup (48 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Granulated sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon sticks 2 (3 Inch)
  Hot pepper 2 , crushed
  Whole cloves 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pour boiling water over tomatoes to cover let it stand several minutes, peel remove stems and chop tomatoes to measure about 3 quarts.
2. Wash drain peppers well, halve remove seeds and ribs and chop coarsely.

MAKING
3. In a 12-quart kettle, combine chopped tomato, pepper, celery and onion with both kinds of sugar and the salt.
4. With long-handled wooden spoon stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
5. Bring to boiling and boil, uncovered for about 45 minutes.
6. Tie spices in a bag several thicknesses of cheese- cloth or muslin and add to vegetable mixture.
7. Boil uncovered and stirring occasionally for 30 minutes longer.
8. Add vinegar and boil 1 hour longer until of desired consistency.
9. Sterilize six 1-pint jars and leave in hot water until ready to fill.
10. Remove and discard spice bag.
11. Completing one jar at a time, ladle hot chili sauce into jars to within 1/2 inch of top.
12. Cap at once as manufacturer directs.

SERVING
13. Use as side or use in other dishes as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chili
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
233

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