Tomato celery chow-chow

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Peck half ripe tomatoes
2 cups Diced celery
6 mediums Onions
6 Green sweet peppers, chopped
2 quarts Vinegar
2⅔ cup Brown sugar
½ cup Salt
¼ teaspoon Nutmeg
2 ounces Mustard seed

Scald, peel, chop, and drain tomatoes. Add celery, onions, and peppers. Scald and cool vinegar. Add sugar, salt, mustard seed, and nutmeg. Combine with vegetables. Stir all together thoroughly 3 or 4 times at intervals of ½ hour. Let stand 6 weeks before using.

Florence Taft Eaton, Concord, MA.

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