190 SAUCES AND DRESSINGS-PICKLES.
TAKE the pulp from the grapes, preserving the skins. Boil the pulp and rub through a colander to get out the seeds ; then add the skins to the strained pulp and boil with the sugar, vinegar and spices. To every seven pounds of grapes use four and one-half pounds of sugar, one pint of good vinegar. Spice quite highly with ground cloves and allspice, with a little cinnamon.
SELECT sound, large cherries, as large as you can get them ; to every quart of cherries allow a large cupful of vinegar, two tablespoonfuls of sugar, a dozen whole cloves, and half a dozen blades of mace ; put the vinegar and sugar on to heat with the spices ; boil five minutes, turn out into a covered stoneware vessel ; cover and let it get perfectly cold ; pack the cheries into jars, and pour the vinegar over them when cold; cork tightly and set away; they are fit for use almost immediately.