Grind or chop fine. Pour boiling water over this and let stand ten minutes. Drain off all water. Add boiling water to cover and put on stove. When it comes to a boil, remove and let stand ten minutes. Drain dry. Add two pints vinegar, four cups of sugar, three tablespoons salt. Cook 15 minutes after it begins to boil hard. Put in hot jars and seal.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana