Cassidy's Corn Colonels Relish

Cassidy's Corn Colonels Relish
Yield: 6 pints Prep 30 mins Cook 25 mins


  • 15 ears corn on the cob, husked
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 2 sweet red peppers, chopped
  • 1 sweet green pepper, chopped
  • 1 1/2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3 cups distilled white vinegar
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup pickling salt or kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons mustard seed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 3/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

Make It

1. Working in 2 batches, cook corn in boiling water, 5 minutes. Remove cobs to ice water. Cut kernels from cob with knife; you should have about 10 cups kernels. Add onion, peppers and celery.

2. Stir vinegar, sugar, salt, mustard seed, celery seed, dry mustard and turmeric in large non aluminum Dutch oven to dissolve sugar and salt. Add vegetables. Simmer 15 minutes, stirring constantly.

3. Sterilize canning jars, lids, screw bands according to manufacturers directions.

4. Ladle hot relish through funnel into hot jars, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Cover with lids; screw on bands. Process jars in large pot boiling water 15 minutes; jars should be covered by 1 inch of water. Remove jars to rack to cool. Test seals. Store in cool, dark place at least 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 75, Fat, total (g): , chol. (mg): , carb. (g): 18, pro. (g): 1, sodium (mg): 477, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.