"As viscous as motor oil swirled in a swamp, redolent of burnt bell peppers nested in by incontinent mice and a finish reminiscent of the dregs of a stale can of Coca-Cola that someone has been using as an ashtray. Not a bad drink, though."--Excerpt from "The Moose Turd Wine Tasting" by T. A. Nonymous
8 lbs. tomatoes 6 large onions 2 red peppers 2 green peppers 2 1/2 lbs. celery 1 1/2tbsp. mustard seed 1 1/2tbsp. celery seed 6 1/2c. sugar 2 1/2 c. vinegar
Chop red and green peppers, celery and onion. Pour 3/4 cup coarse salt over top of veggies. Let stand in colander to drain over night. Bring ripe tomatoes to a simmer. Add raw veggies,sugar, celery seed, mustard seed and vinegar. Bring to a boil. Simmer and seal in hot sterilized jars.
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