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                            Vidalia Onion Relish
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Onion                            Relishes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4                    medium-sized vidalia onions -- chopped fine
    2      cups          shredded cabbage
      1/4  cup           salt
    1      quart         water
      1/2  cup           brown sugar
    2      cups          cider vinegar
    1      tablespoon    dried mustard powder
      1/8  tablespoon    turmeric
      1/2  cup           water
      1/4  cup           all-purpose flour
    2      teaspoons     celery seed
    2      teaspoons     mustard seed
 1. Chop onions and shred cabbage into a large glass or crockery bowl. Do not us
 e a metal bowl.
 2. Dissolve salt in 1 quart of water and pour over vegetable mix. Cover and let
  soak overnight.
 3. In the morning, turn vegetables into a large colander and drain.
 4. In a large pot, dissolve brown sugar in cider vinegar. Mix mustard powder an
 d turmeric with 1/2 cup water; add flour, mixing to make a thick paste with no 
 lumps. Add to vinegar-brown sugar mixture; stir to blend, again making sure the
 re are no lumps.
 5. Add celery and mustard seed and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirr
 ing to prevent sticking. The mixture will thicken as it comes to a boil.
 6. When it boils, add cabbage and onion and continue to boil and stir for 5 min
 utes. Mixture is very pungent.
 7. Put in sterile jars, close with sterile lids and put in a boiling water bath
  for 15 minutes to seal.
 Notes: Makes about 1 1/2 quarts.
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