[Sca-cooks] OOP canning adventures

Elaine Koogler kiridono at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 07:32:09 PDT 2008

Agreed.  I have to forego corn, beets, pineapple, bananas, white bread,
white rice, most pastas, etc for that very reason.  However, the good news
here is that there really aren't that many raisins in relationship to the
whole recipe...and it is used as a condiment!  So yes, we can have at least
limited quantities of it.


On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 10:17 AM, tudorpot at gmail.com <tudorpot at gmail.com>wrote:

> In some ways it is better for diabetics, but they do need to consider the
> carbohydrates that are in raisins.  Diabetics have altered carbohydrate
> metabolism, it's not just sugar they have to watch for. Corn on the cob is
> high in carbs and each summer I end up teaching a number of  diabetics that
> corn and other high carb foods need to be eaten in strict moderation to
> maintain good control. Raisins are also high in carbohydrates.
> Freda
> http://www.carbohydrate-counter.org/fruit/search.php?cat=Raisins&fg=0900
> On Oct 14, 2008, at 10:02 AM, Elaine Koogler wrote:
>  nd, and will be making a delightful green tomato chutney with
>> them.  The cool thing about this stuff is that it has no sugar in it,
>> which
>> makes it good for diabetics...not even any artificial sweeteners.  The
>> sweetness all depends on the ingredients...
>> 2 pounds green tomatoes (1kg)
>> 1 pound onions (500 gr)
>> 1 pound cooking apples (500gr)
>> 2 1/4 C wine vinegar - but I used cider vinegar (575 mL)
>> 1 1/2 C golden raisins/sultanas (8 oz/250 gr)
>> 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
>> 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
>> 1 T chopped ginger
>> 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
>> 1/2 red bell pepper
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