Tomato Sauce

Tomato Sauce by Winn Wilkin
Tomato Sauce
A very different recipe using fresh tomatoes, cloves and an apple.
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Cook Time
3 hr
Cook Time
3 hr
  1. 4 lbs tomatoes
  2. Salt
  3. 1/2 lb shallots
  4. 1 apple
  5. 1/2 pint vinegar
  6. 1/4 lb brown sugar
  7. 1 dessertspoonful pepper (see note)
  8. A few cloves
  1. Scold tomatoes and remove skins, cut into small pieces. Place in a dish, cover with salt, and stand aside for 1 hour. Peel, core and slice apple, and chop the shallots. Put in pan with the vinegar, spices and sugar. Boil and then add tomatoes and simmer gently for 3 hours. Stir frequently. Press through a sieve, and when cold pour into bottles and cork.
  1. A unit of measure, being equivalent to two teaspoons or two-thirds of a tablespoon, or approximately 10 millilitres -- a dessertspoonful.