A winner at the county fair, it 's packed with ground apples, raisins, cranberries, red sour cherries, gooseberries, apricot brandy, lemon and orange rind, oodles of spices, sugar and vinegar. This fabulous concoction is then baked and put up in sterilized jars. It makes eight quarts.
Sauteed onion, garlic and mushrooms are seasoned with oregano, basil, parsley and flavorful strips of ham. A sweet, rich mix of ready-made marinara sauce and heavy cream gives this dish its rose color. Serve over hot pasta and enjoy every luscious bite.