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How to make harvest time apple relish

Make Harvest Time Apple Relish

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Rinse apples, peel and core. Immerse prepared apples in a solution of 1 tsp. ascorbic acid and 4 quarts water.

Rinse apples, peel and core. Immerse prepared apples in a solution of 1 tsp. ascorbic acid and 4 quarts water.

Coarsely shred with food processor or dice by hand and return to ascorbic acid bath.

Coarsely shred with food processor or dice by hand and return to ascorbic acid bath.

Rinse peppers and remove stem ends; trim to remove seeds then finely chop.

Rinse peppers and remove stem ends; trim to remove seeds then finely chop.

Combine vinegar, sugar, water, cloves, cinnamon sticks, allspice, ginger and red pepper.  Heat while stirring to dissolve sugar; bring to a boil.

Combine vinegar, sugar, water, cloves, cinnamon sticks, allspice, ginger and red pepper. Heat while stirring to dissolve sugar; bring to a boil.

 Drain apples

Drain apples

Add apples to hot syrup.  Bring back to a boil.  Boil gently 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until apples are mostly translucent.  Turn off heat.

Add apples to hot syrup. Bring back to a boil. Boil gently 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until apples are mostly translucent. Turn off heat.

Remove cinnamon sticks and place one piece in each jar. Fill hot fruit with syrup into hot jars, leaving \u00bd-inch headspace, making sure fruit is completely covered with syrup.  Remove air bubbles.

Remove cinnamon sticks and place one piece in each jar. Fill hot fruit with syrup into hot jars, leaving ½-inch headspace, making sure fruit is completely covered with syrup. Remove air bubbles.

Process in a boiling water canner according to the recommendations for your altitude area .

Process in a boiling water canner according to the recommendations for your altitude area .

Let cool, undisturbed, 12 to 24 hours and check for seals.

  • 8.0lb apples
  • 3.0c distilled white vinegar
  • 2.0c sugar
  • 2.0c water
  • 2.0tsp ground cloves
  • 8.0part cinnamon sticks
  • 1.0Tbsp ground allspice
  • 4.0tsp ground ginger
  • 4.0Tbsp Serrano pepper