This recipe for Chow Chow Relish ("Pickalily"), by Edna Lemons, is from Lemons' Family Cookbook,
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1 head cabbage 2 green peppers 1 red pepper 3 large onions 3 large cucumbers, or more 1/2 c. salt 1 1/2 qt. vinegar 2 - 4 c. sugar (or more to taste) Mixed pickle spices (About 2 Tbsp.)
Grind green tomatoes, cabbage head, green peppers, red pepper, onions, and cucumbers. Sprinkle 1/2 cup salt over all. Let stand for 3 hrs. Then drain. Add vinegar, then 2-4 cups of sugar, and more to taste. Mixed about 2 Tbsp. pickle spices in a cheesecloth bag. Slowly cook for 1 hr. Pack hot and seal.
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