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Best Tomato Ketchup Recipe

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From Gramma Georgia's recipe box

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 lbs. tomatoes, peeled, chopped, cored
1 medium onion, chopped
tsp. cayenne spice
1 cup sugar
1 cup white vinegar
1 tsp. whole cloves
1 inches stick cinnamon, broken
1 tsp. celery seed
4 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Peel tomatoes. Put tomatoes into a large kettle with onions and cayenne spice. Bring to a boil; cook about 15 min. Put tomatoes thru a sieve; return to the kettle; add sugar. Bring to a boil. Then simmer 1 to 2 hours until mixture is reduced to half as much. Use a ruler to measure.

Meanwhile in a saucepan, combine vinegar, cloves, stick cinnamon and celery seed. Bring to a boil; remove from heat, cover and let stand.

Strain vinegar and add to tomatoes; add salt. Simmer until desired consistency, about 30 minutes. Pour hot catsup into hot jars, leaving inch open space on top. Process in a boiling water bath for 5 minutes. Makes 2 pints.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Scott and Felicia loved this ketchup with homemade French fries when they were in high school.

 

 

 

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