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Recipe is paraphrased from the Art of Preserving - Jan Berry

2 lb green beans trimmed and cut into inch pieces (I blanched them)

3 c wine vinegar

1/4 c raisins (raisins...we don't need no stinky raisins)

1 t grainy mustard (for kicks make your own)

1 1/2 T cornstarch (I used clear jel)

1 1/4 chopped onion (I used Walla Walla style and red onion)

4 c brown sugar

1 T ground turmeric

I added some almond slivers and a heavy dose of garlic powder. I also put a spot of c-a in the jars.

Place green beans and 2/3 c of wine vinegar in a nonreactive pan over med. heat. Bring to a boil and cook beans 15 min. Add remaining ingredients and return to a boil. Cook 10 minutes, stirring continuously until chutney thickens. Ladle into sterilized jars.

This is where the author and myself disagree.

She says cool and seal (will last 4-6 months). I say seal - band asap and WB for 10 minutes. She has a beautiful canning book out. I have a few academic papers. She's credible. I'm just cute. : )

Leave them for at least 3 weeks before eating.

Lurker