Total Time
3hrs 45mins
Prep 3 hrs 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

From my mother's handmade cookbook from my childhood. Prep time also includes chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook peas according to package directions, omitting bacon and salt; drain well.
  2. Combine peas,sugar, vinegar and water; stir well.
  3. cover and chill 3 hours.
  4. Cook bacon until crisp; drain well,reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in pan.
  5. Crumble bacon and set aside.
  6. Break cauliflower into flowerettes.
  7. Place in steaming rack.
  8. Cover and steam 10-15 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  9. Drain peas.
  10. Add cauliflower, celery.
  11. onions, pimiento and bacon.
  12. Combine 2 tablespoons bacon drippings, brown sugar, 2 tablespoons vinegar and salt in a saucepan.
  13. Cook over low heat until thoroughly heated.
  14. Pour over vegetables, tossing gently.