Family Recipes: Now & Then

Choice recipes Tilton, Bancroft, Hauxhurst, Tyson, Antilla/Johnson and Higgins families. Some tried-and-true, some just tried recipes.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Raspberry Vinegar

Bertha Charity Hawxhurst (Tyson)

Raspberry Vinegar

4 quarts of fresh berries
1 quart vinegar
1 lb sugar

Pour 1 quart (about 1 liter) of vinegar over 2 quarts of raspberries.
Cover and let stand for 2 days.
Drain, catching liquid.
Pour liquid over 1 quart of fresh raspberries.
Do this one more time.
Then strain the liquid (probably cheesecloth).
Add 1 lb (abt 1/2 kilo) of sugar to 1 quart of liquid.
Boil slowly for 5 minutes.
Skim liquid.
Let stand for 15 minutes, then bottle.
"...all my life my mother made this..." Elizabeth Charity Tyson (Tilton)

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