Preparation info

  • Makes

    7 Pints

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

  • About

Chow chow is such a culinary oddity—a British interpretation of an Indian relish that appears in all southern states in various forms. More often than not it includes cabbages and green tomatoes boiled in a pickle thickened with flour. Recipes invariably call for salting the vegetables “overnight,” but I prefer to begin the process in the morning before work, then do the canning at night before I go to bed. This recipe makes exactly seven pints, which fill a small canning kettle. I count of