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Nothing better than home grown "maters" This is a nice way to show off your tomatoes and makes a nice Holiday food gift as well! This was always good on Granny's fresh out of the ovem bread.


  • 3 quarts tomatoes (12 cups, after cutting)
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 lemons
  • 10 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons whole cloves
  • 6 tablespoons broken cinnamon sticks


  • REMOVE peel from tomatoes and cut in small pieces.
  • Slice oranges and lemons very thin and quarter the slices.
  • Pour off juice from the tomatoes.
  • Add sugar. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add oranges, lemons, and spices which have been tied loosely in cheesecloth bag.
  • Place mixture over high heat and boil rapidly, stirring often.
  • Cook until clear and thick (about 50 minutes). Pour into sterilized jars to within 1/2 inch of top.
  • Put on cap, screw band firmly tight.
  • Process in Boiling Water Bath 10 minutes.
  • Makes 8 eight ounce jars

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