3/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
3/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
1 1/2 cup white vinegar
6 1/2 cups white sugar
2 packets liquid pectin (6 tablespoons)
3 Pint Sized canning jars – sterilized (or 6-7 Half Pint Sized canning jars)
Combine the first 4 ingredients in a large stainless steel sauce pan.
Bring mixture to a boil, and boil for 6 minutes, stirring constantly.
Add the pectin and continue boiling and stirring for an additional 3 minutes.
Remove from heat and skim off (and discard) and foam on top with a spoon. Ladle the jelly into the prepared jars. Wipe off the rims and apply the lids.
Place the jars in a large pot of water and bring to a boil for 5-10 minutes. Carefully remove from water and let cool. Jars can be stored at room temperature. Once opened, store in refrigerator.
3 cups red bell pepper, finely chopped
1 cup green bell pepper, finely chopped
1/4 cup jalapeño pepper, finely chopped
1 cup apple cider vinegar
1 (1.75 ounce ) package SURE-JELL powder pectin*
5 cups white sugar
Begin by sterilizing six 8-ounce canning jars and lids according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Begin heating your water in a hot water canner for processing.
Place the red bell peppers, green bell peppers, and jalapeño peppers into a large saucepan over high heat. Mix in the apple cider vinegar and Sure-Jell pectin. Bring the mixture to a rolling boil while stirring constantly. Then, quickly stir in the sugar. Return to a boil and boil for one minute. Remove from the heat and skim off any foam.
Then, quickly ladle the jelly into your prepared jars, filling each to 1/4 inch from the top. Cover with flat lids; then screw on the bands tightly.
Place the jars into the canning rack, and slowly lower the jars into the canner. The water should cover the jars completely, and should be hot but not boiling. Bring water to a boil and process for five minutes.
Remove the jars and allow them to cool completely.
1½ cup finely chopped and seeded Red Bell Pepper
1 cup finely chopped and seeded Yellow Bell Pepper
1¼ cup finely chopped and seeded Green Bell pepper
¼ cup finely chopped and seeded Jalapeño
1 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
1.75oz package powdered pectin
5 cups sugar
6 8oz canning jars
Sterilize six 8oz canning jars and lids in boiling water.
Place all peppers in a large saucepan over high heat. Mix in vinegar and fruit pectin.
Stir constantly. Bring to a rolling boil. Remove from heat.
Add sugar and place back on high heat. Return to a rolling boil for one minute.
Remove from heat. Skim off any foam from top.
Ladle jelly evenly into sterile jars, filling to ¼ inch from top of jar. Cover with flat lids and screw on screw bands tight.
Place jars into canner with hot water that is not boiling. Water should completely cover jar. Cook on high heat to reach a boil. Process for 5 minutes, Remove from heat.
When jars are completely cooled, check seals by pressing centers of lids with finger. (If lid springs back, lid is not sealed and refrigeration is necessary.)
4 tablespoons of butter
1 cup of finely minced Vidalia or other sweet onion
1/4 cup of finely minced green bell pepper
4 slices of white or white wheat bread, toasted
1 pound of crabmeat
1/2 pound of raw shrimp, peeled, deveined, and chopped optional
1 large egg
Pinch of kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon of freshly cracked black pepper, or to taste
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of Cajun seasoning
1/2 teaspoon of Old Bay seasoning
Couple shakes of dried parsley
Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat and add the onion and green pepper; cook until softened. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool slightly. Toast the bread slices, sprinkle each piece with a good spray of water to wet them and set aside in a bowl. Let sit for about 2 minutes. Pick through the crabmeat to check for stray shell; set aside.
Squeeze out the bread and break it up. Add the egg to the bread and mix. Add the salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning, Old Bay, parsley and sauteed onion and bell pepper; carefully turn until well mixed. Add the crab and gently mix. Use as desired to stuff shrimp, crab shells, to make crab patties for po’boys, as a filling for squash, eggplant, or other vegetables, to stuff flounder, or to form crab cakes or bite sized crab balls.
Note: You can substitute other toasted breads, such as leftover dinner rolls or French bread. Toast before using.