Put all the ingredients for the relish mixture in a large plastic bowl (non-metallic) add 1/2 cup non-iodized salt and stir well, let mixture stand for 4 hours. Drain well, DO NOT RINSE.
Brine Mixture and Canning Instructions.
Once the relish mixture has set for the required time and drained well put in medium sized stock pot along with the ingredients from the Brine mixture and boil for 3 minutes. Add to hot jars adjust flats and rings and seal.