Sweet Cucumber Pickles

Laveina Bearden, FMS Use 7 pounds cucumbers, washed , sliced and soaked in 2 cups lime and 2 gallons water for 24 hours. Pour off lime water and wash. Cover with fresh water and let stand 1 hour. Pour off water and mix: 8 cup sugar8 cup vinegar2 Tbsp pickle spice1/4 cut salt Mix and … Continue reading Sweet Cucumber Pickles

Pepper Relish

Robbie M. Alford, Central Office 15 green peppers15 hot peppers15 medium onions3 cups vinegar3 cups sugar3 Tbsp salt Grind all peppers and onions together in food processor. Pour boiling water over mixture. Drain well. Bring vinegar, sugar and salt to a boil. Add vegetables. Boil gently for 20 minutes. Put in pint jars. Place jars … Continue reading Pepper Relish

Sweet Potato Appetizers

Bernadette Jenkins, DHS 1 1/2 cup marsh sweet potatoes1 egg, beaten1/2 cup dates, cut fine2 Tbsp margaringDash of cinnamonSugar to taste Mix, chill and shape into ball. Roll in chopped pecans. Bake at 375° for 10 to 15 minutes to brown.

Tomato Relish

Carolyn Doster, Spearsville HS 8 ripe tomatoes, chopped4 cups chopped bell pepper3 cup chopped onionshot pepper to desired hotness1 1/2 Tbsp salt1 1/2 cup sugar1 cup vinegar Cook until thick, about 50 minutes. Can in hot sterilized jars and seal.

Cranberry Butter

Polly Dumas, FHS 2 sticks butter3 cup confectioners sugarJuice of 1/2 lemon2 cup cranberries, washed, picked over and very carefully dried (never frozen) Combine all ingredients in food processor using steel blade. Turn into serving bowls or jelly jars. Yields 3 (8 ounce) jars.

Raisin Granola

Jodie Pelfrey, BHS 2 cup old fashioned oats1 cup shredded coconut1/2 cup wheat germ1 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or almonds1 tsp salt1/4 cup oil1 1/2 cup raisins1/2 cup honey Combine oats, coconut, wheat germ, nuts and salt in a large bowl. Stir in honey, oil and mix thoroughly. Spread mixture on shallow baking pan lined … Continue reading Raisin Granola