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Crunchy Dill Pickles

Crunchy dill pickles are a great way to use up those extra cucumbers in the summer and the dills are crunchy and delicious.  Serve with a sandwich or enjoy them on their own.

INGREDIENTS

1 clove of garlic per jar

2 tsp dill per jar

cucumbers

7 cups water

1 cups cider vinegar

1/2 cup pickling salt

1 tbsp pickling spice ( Placed in a mesh tea strainer).

DIRECTIONS
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Spicy Chili Sauce

Spicy chili sauce  adds a hearty flavor to meat and on sandwiches.  Cinnamon, cloves and chili flakes are added to the sauce to zest up the sweetness of the tomatoes.

Make a big batch in canning season when tomatoes are cheap for the winter months.

INGREDIENTS

6 large tomatoes

spicy chili sauce

1 coarsely chopped onion

1/2 cup vinegar

1/2 cup water

1 cup sugar

1 tsp pepper

1 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp cloves

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Chili Sauce

Chili sauce is my mother’s favourite condiment. I remember coming home to find my mom busily canning tomatoes fresh from the garden. This is her recipe.

INGREDIENTS

12 large tomatoes ( or large tomatoes and cherry tomatoes)

2 large shallots chopped fine

chili sauce

1/2 cup cider vinegar

2 cups sugar

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

DIRECTIONS
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Bean Salad

Bean salad is super quick to make and is fresh and tasty. Take along for a picnic or serve with a light supper.

Enjoy!

Bring to boil 1 1/2 cups vinegar, 1/2 cup water. 1 tsp salt and 2 cups white sugar.  Let cool.  Drain the following:

1 can yellow beans

bean salad

1 can chick peas

1 can kidney beans

1 can Lima beans

Mix together and add:

3 stocks green celery (chopped)

1 red pepper (chopped)

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