Food for Thought – Edwina Napier


Happy birthday to Deanna Donaldson on August 4, Deborah West on August 5,edwinanapierclr Cordell Strong on August 7, and Kurt Napier and Bailey Roberts on August 12.

Bible Verse

Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations.

Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.

– Psalms 90:1 and 2

Squash Relish

6 large squash, chopped

2 large sweet peppers, chopped

4 medium onions, chopped

1/4 cup salt

2 1/2 cups vinegar

3 cups sugar

2 tablespoons celery seed

Mix first four ingredients and cover with ice and soak for 1 hour. Drain off salt water.

Add last three ingredients, mix well and bring to a boil; boil for 10 minutes. Pour into jars and seal. Makes 5 pints.

Squash Pickles

8 cups sliced small yellow squash

2 medium onions, minced

4 bell peppers, diced

2 cups vinegar

3 cups sugar

2 teaspoons mustard seed

2 teaspoons celery seed

1 1/2 teaspoons tumeric

1/2 cup salt

Put squash and onions in large pan with salt and let stand for one hour, then drain. Heat all other ingredients to a hard boil. Add squash and onions, bring to a boil again. Put in jars and seal. Chill before serving.