Apple Catsup - 18th Century Recipe

Apple Catsup - 18th Century recipe

12 tart apples, pared, cored and quartered.
1 c sugar
1 tsp white pepper
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp dry mustard
2 white onions, minced
2 c pickling vinegar
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp salt
1/2 c prepared horseradish

Place the apples in a large pot, covered with water. Cook slowly until the apples are soft and the water has almost completely evaporated. Put the apples through a sieve or vegetable mill. You should have about 1 quart of pulp. Add the remaining ingredients and heat until boiling. Reduce heat and simmer for an hour. Keep refrigerated. Excellent with roast pork, ham, goose or duck.