Remove husks and silks from fresh corn. Cook ears of corn in boiling water for 5 minutes; re move and plunge into cold water. Drain; cut corn from cob. Do not scrape cob. Combine peppers, celery, onions, sugar, vinegar, salt, and celery seeds. Cover pan until mixture start to boil; then boil uncovered for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mix dry mustard and turmeric and blend with liquid from boiling mixture; add, with corn, to boiling mixture. Return to boiling and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pack loosely while boiling hot into clean, hot jars, filling to within 1/2 inch of top. Seal jars. Process in boiling water bath (water to cover top of jars) for 15 minutes. Remove jars to wire racks and cool.
Yield: 7 pints.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana