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Mama's Chow-Chow Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Alice "Dolly" Ragsdale Norton
Added: Monday, September 21, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
10 lbs. onions
10 lbs. cabbage
Hot peppers (no amount given)
2-1/2 cups sugar
2 tbsp. salt
1/2 gallon vinegar

Directions:
Directions:
Grind onions, cabbage and hot peppers together. Pour boiling water over all, then drain.

Add vinegar, salt, and sugar to ground vegetables. Cook in a large pot for 30 minutes.

Ladle into hot, clean jars. Place lids and hot process to seal.

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Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
No amount is given for the hot peppers, so it must be that you add as much as you need to get this as hot as you want it. (Not that any of us will make it!)

 

 

 

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