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Picante Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Picante Sauce, by , is from The Johnson - Maze Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kay Johns
Added: Sunday, September 17, 2006


16 C. chopped fresh tomatoes
4 C. chopped onions
1 C. sugar
2 1/2 C. white vinegar
1 - 1 1/2 C. chopped jalapenos
1/3 C. pickling salt
1 1/2 T. chilli powder
2 tsp. white pepper
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp alum

Mix all in a large kettle. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook 1 1/2 hours uncovered, stirring frequently. Fill jars and seal.
It is recommended that you place in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.




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