Cucumber Relish -- Quad-Cities Online Recipe Book
Search Recipes

Submit a recipe
 

Appetizers:

Cucumber Relish

Comment on this recipe

Ingredients

4 cups cucumbers, washed and chopped, not peeled
1 cup green peppers, washed and chopped
1/2 cup sweet red pepper, washed and chopped
3 cups onion, chopped
3 cups finely diced celery
1/4 cup salt
3-1/2 cups sugar
2 cups white vinegar
1 tablespoon celery seed
1 tablespoon mustard seed

Instructions

Combine all vegetables in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the salt. Cover with cold water. Let stand 4 hours or in a refrigerator over night. Drain in colander, pressing out excess water. Combine sugar, vinegar, celery seed and mustard seed. Bring to a boil, disolving sugar. Stir in drained vegetables. Simmer 10 minutes. Pack into pint jars 1/2 inch from top. Seal with boiled lids. Yield 4 or 5 pints.

Phyllis Strafford
Taylor Ridge




Local events heading








  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






(More History)