“Oh so good. This is a condiment, used the same as ketchup or picallili. Wonderful with pork and chicken. I use it as an ingredient in my cooking. I like to mix it with a few cans of different beans for a quick, easy Calico Beans. I also pour it over meat loaf, and love it on my burgers. Don't use a food mill on this one, you want it chunky.”
2hrs 45mins
4 pints

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs tomatoes, peeled and chopped, about 6 cups
  • 2 cups onions, small dice
  • 6 cups ripe peaches, peeled and chopped in half inch pieces
  • 1 cup celery, small dice
  • 2 sweet green peppers, small dice
  • 1 hot red pepper, deseeded if you want less heat, and minced
  • 1 12 cups cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons pickling spices
  • 2 teaspoons pickling salt
  • 2 cups sugar


  1. Combine tomatoes, onions, peaches, celery, peppers, and vinegar in very large, heavy pot.
  2. Place pickling spice cheesecloth and tie up. Add, along with salt, to pot.
  3. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Reduce heat and boil gently, uncovered, for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until thick, stirring ocassionally.
  5. Stir in sugar.
  6. Return to a boil, and boil gently for 30 minutes, stirring ocassionally.
  7. Remove spice bag.
  8. ladle into sterilized jars, leaving 1/2 head space.
  9. Process 15 minutes for pints and half pints.

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