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“My mother got this recipe from Rose, her neighbor, who is now deceased. This was a wonderful way to use up all those green tomatoes instead of letting the frost get them. The amount of jars you get from this is only an educated guess.”
8 quarts

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together in crock 2 cups household lime and 2 gallons water.
  2. Add sliced tomatoes and onions.
  3. Soak 24 hours.
  4. Stir often.
  5. Drain lime solution and wash pickles until clean.
  6. Add 2 quarts vinegar, 8 cups sugar, and 2 teaspoons salt.
  7. In a cloth put pickling spice and 1 teaspoon celery seed and tie this up.
  8. Put in with your pickles.
  9. Let stand overnight.
  10. Boil hard 35 minutes.
  11. Can in hot sterilized jars.

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