This is an excellent homemade sweet hot dog relish recipe from scratch. Easy dill relish recipe below.
Offering many homemade condiment recipes.
Use these relish recipes on brats, burgers and in potato salad.
HOMEMADE SWEET HOT DOG RELISH FROM SCRATCH
3 lbs yellow onions, roughly chopped
1/3 quart molasses, (Sugar Mill)
1/3 cup white vinegar
1/3 pound brown sugar, packed
1/2 TBS red pepper, crushed
1/4 oz hot sauce (or to taste)
Place onions and crushed red peppers in a blender and chop fine.
Place all of the above ingredients in a stock pot and bring to a simmer while stirring constantly. Simmer for 8 hours and cool.
Can this sauce or store in an airtight glass container in the refrigerator before using.
OLD FASHIONED DILL RELISH FROM SCRATCH
4 lbs small pickling cukes
1/4 cup pickling salt
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 cups white vinegar
1/3 cup white sugar
4 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 TBS dill seeds
2 tsp mustard seed
1-1/2 cups finely chopped onion
Scrub cucumbers and trim off ends. Cut into chunks. In batches in a food processor, pulse the cucumbers 8 to 10 times to process them into 1/8 to 1/4 inch pieces.
In a large bowl, sprinkle cucumbers with salt and turmeric. Stir in 1 cup of cold water and let stand for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Drain into a large sieve and rinse under cold water. Drain again, pressing out moisture.
In a Dutch oven, bring vinegar, sugar, garlic, dill seeds and mustard seed to a boil. Add cucumber mixture and onions and return to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 30 minutes.
Fill hot 1-cup canning jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Cover with prepared lids. Screw on bands just until resistance is met then increase to fingertip tight. Boil in a boiling water canner for 10 minutes, or use the directions by the manufacturer.
Makes about six 1-cup jars
recipe adapted from fortysomething.ca
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