Tomato Catsup No. 3

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 peck ripe tomatoes
  • 4 onions
  • 1 small section of garlic
  • 12 sprigs parsley
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon each mace and paprika
  • 1 tablespoon each black peppercorn, celery seed and cloves, heads removed
  • 1 pint vinegar


Boil first five ingredients until soft, strain through colander and then through sieve. Tie whole spices in bag. Add with the rest of the ingredients to strained tomatoes.

Boil slowly and steadily, several hours, until thick or reduced one-half. Remove spice bag, add 1 more cup vinegar, boil 10 minutes longer. Bottle while hot and seal.