Total Time
5hrs 45mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 5 hrs

As a home health aide, I took care of a 96 year old woman. This is her recipe and is just fantastic. I had to make a couple of batches just to get the measurements--you know--oh use about this much of this...This is great on a plain old hotdog and is also excellent served with pork. Not your average everyday relish I tell you. You've got to try this if your a canner!

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  1. Mix vegetables together with salt and let set for about 3 hours. Run cold water over and rinse really well. Let stand in a colander for about 1 hour as to get most of the water out. I use a cone shaped jam/jelly colander and then press down on the vegetables occaisonally to get more water out. Place well drained vegetables in a kettle. Add remaining ingredients and gently boil for 20 minutes. Place in sterilized jars and seal.


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I found a link to this recipe on a search engine. It looked pretty good so I made it. After tasting it, I came back to this site and registered as a member just so I could leave a review! THAT'S HOW GOOD THIS IS!!! My family and friends all love it too. It takes a hot dog to a whole new level! I substituted celery seed for the celery salt and added an extra cup of cucumber and extra 1/3 cup of vinegar. Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe! I will cherish it for many years to come.

Junie Bug August 05, 2010

This relish is packed with flavor. A real keeper, thank you for sharing the recipe. I have never seen a relish recipe with ground carrots before..wonderful color and super great with pork.

CheeseHeadCathy August 09, 2009

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