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Helen and Kay's Other Piccalille Recipe

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This recipe for Helen and Kay's Other Piccalille is from The Ultimate Donovan Family Reunion Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!


(Group 1)
1 peck of green tomatoes
1 head of cabbage
8 large onions
3 peppers
1 cup of salt
(Group 2)
2 quarts vinegar
1 lb brown sugar
1/4 pound mustard seed
2 tbsp cinnamon
2 tbsp ground pepper
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
(Group 3)
1tbsp cloves
1 tbsp allspice
2 tbsp ginger

Chop together Group 1, sprinkle with salt and let stand overnight.

In the morning drain off the liquid, add Group 2. Place Group 3 in a cooking bag (you only want the flavor not the pieces) and add to the pan.

Boil the mixture for 30 minutes stirring frequently. Jar and process.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
small army
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Either version 1 or version 2 or both are from Kay Donovan, I can't really tell from the page. However, Gram and Kay made fabulous Piccalilli, check with Denise which receipe she used.




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