This is a small batch recipe for pickled chow chow that is quick to make for garnishment. There are many variations of Chow Chow relish recipes to make large batches for canning.
Placed chopped vegetables in a saucepan. Pour in enough vinegar to cover vegetables and heat over medium-high. Bring the vegetable mixture to a boil until the vegetables become tender. Remove from heat and drain the vegetables and discard the remaining vinegar.
To the saucepan of cooked vegetables, stir in the sugar, ground mustard, turmeric, celery seed, 1/3 cup vinegar and water. Turn the heat back on to medium-high and bring to a boil. Let mixture boil for 5 minutes.
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