This is a good way to use green tomatoes, this chow chow is a spicy and hot accompaniment to beans and peas.
1 quart green tomatoes, chopped (about 6 to 8 tomatoes)
2 sweet green peppers, chopped
2 large mild onions, chopped
1 small head cabbage, chopped
1/2 cup salt
3 cups vinegar
2-1/2 cups brown sugar
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon turmeric
2 teaspoons celery seed
Grind the chopped vegetables. Add the salt to them, and let the mixture stand overnight.
Drain the vegetable mixture in a jelly bag, pressing out all the liquid you can. Transfer the vegetables to a large pot. Add the vinegar, brown sugar, mustard, tumeric, and celery seed and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for one hour. Stir frequently.
Pour the relish into hot, sterilized pint jars, cover, process 15 minutes in a boiling bath.