News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Food

September 5, 2011

Tried 'n' True: A recipe with veggies from the 'truck patch'

We are getting to the end of the growing season, so I reminisce.

When I was a little girl, Mom would bring in whatever was left in her truck patch. For you young readers, that is another name for an extra large garden.

This recipe is easy; it just takes time to grind the vegetables. With five of us, three of us got to bring in vegetables.

One would wash, another would cut and seed the vegetables. Then one would grind up everything. Mom would mix the seasoning; she also cooked. Everyone was busy.

Dad and my brothers were nowhere to be found. They always showed up to eat our work.

Those are good memories now. Hope I have enough to make this tried and true recipe this year. Thanks, Mom.

Pecadilli

1 quart ground green tomatoes

1 1⁄2 cups ground red peppers

1 1⁄2 cups ground green peppers

2⁄3 cup ground onions

3 cups ground cabbage

1⁄4 teaspoon cloves, powdered

1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon

1⁄4 teaspoon allspice

4 teaspoons salt

3⁄4 cup vinegar

1⁄2 cup brown sugar

• Grind and measure all vegetables.

•  Combine and mix the rest of the spices and ingredients; bring to a boil.

•  Reduce heat and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes.

Makes 4 pints.

Jackie Lindley is a retired Clark County, Ill., farmer. Send recipes to her at 20472 E. 500th Road, West Union, IL 62477.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Food
Latest News
Multimedia

Like us on Facebook!
Front page
AP Video
Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Dempsey: Putin May Light Fire and Lose Control Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Anti-violence Advocate Killed, but Not Silenced. Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce
NDN Video
Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity
Real Estate News