4 cups fresh strawberries…(measure out 4 cups after mashed)
8 cups sugar
2 (1.75 oz) packages Sure-Jell (Fruit Pectin)
1½ cups water
Prepare strawberries by cutting off stems; place in a large bowl, and then slice. Mash with a potato masher, leaving some bits of strawberry pieces. Stir sugar into prepared fruit, mix well…Cover and let stand up to 2 to 3 hours stirring occasionally.
In a medium size saucepan, whisk pectin with 1 2/2 cups cold water. Bring to a boil on high heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly; remove from heat and then pour into fruit. Stir 3 minutes or until all the sugar is completely dissolved.
Pour into pint size jars, leaving ½ inch space to allow for expansion during freezing. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours until set. Refrigerate up to 3 weeks or store in freezer for up to 1 year. Thaw in refrigerator.
1. 1 - Gallon of cucumber (about 16 cups) (washed and ends cut off)
2. 8 – Small onions (Vidalia)
3. ½ - Cup of Canning Salt
4. Ice Cubes (about ¼ or less of combined onions and cucumbers)
5. Food processer on slice
6. 5 cups sugar
7. 1 ½ teaspoon Tumeric
8. ½ teaspoon ground Cloves
9. 2 tablespoons Mustard Seed
10. 1 teaspoon Celery Seed
11. 4 cups white vinegar
12. 1 cup water
Ingredients 1 thru 5……..Send all cucumbers and onions through food processor to slice up. Place in very large bowl. Add Ice and canning salt to cucumbers and onions. Let stand for 3 hours. Stir every 30 minutes.
Ingredient 6 thru 12……Heat these ingredients to BOILING POINT in large pot…..Drain Cucumbers and add to boiling mixture and heat almost to boiling point.
Place into clean hot sterile pint size mason jars and seal.
Optional Garnish: Crumbled bacon and shopped green onions
In large pot melt butter. Toss in onions and peppers, seasoning them with a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook till soft and then add the garlic. Sprinkle on flour and mix into the veggies. Add chicken broth, milk and potatoes. Cover the pot and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 12 to 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Add corn and stir in half and half. Add paprika. Cook another 5 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste. (NOTE: If soup is too thick, add more water) Garnish with green onions and crumbled bacon