Mrs. Wages Chili Sauce
- Yields: 3 Pints
1Combine tomatoes, peppers, onion, sugar, brown sugar, vinegar, mustard, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cayenne in a saucepan. Mix thoroughly. Simmer 1 to 2 hours or until mixture reaches desired thickness.
2Pack the hot sauce into clean, hot canning jars, leaving 1⁄2-inch headspace. Wipe rim clean and adjust lids.
3Process half-pints or pints in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes.
4Test jars for airtight seal 12 to 24 hours after processing. If jars are not properly sealed, refrigerate and use within a week. Label and store in a cool, dry, dark place.
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