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Since 1946, the Gonzales family has grown the rare and fabulous California Blenheim apricots. Grown on our Hollister ranch, we continue to be the farmer, pruner, dryer, packer, and seller of the vanishing Blenheim apricot. We produce the best tasting apricots in the world all "Home Grown in the Flavor Zone"!
In addition to our incredible dried apricots, be sure to discover our variety of nuts (walnuts, pistachios, almonds) and other dried fruits (peaches, pears, prunes, and more). For those who believe less is more, we have dark and delicious unsulfured dried apricots. And don't forget our sweet and tart selection of apricot jams and syrups as well as our decadent chocolate covered fruits and nuts. Simply delicious! Everything here on the ranch is organically grown.
This flavorful condiment makes simple meat and poultry dishes special. A hamburger never tasted so good.
- 4 cups dried slab apricots
- 3 cups cider vinegar
- 4 cups onion wedges
- 1 cup chopped candied ginger
- 2 tbs. salt
- 1 tbs. minced garlic
- 1 tsp. Tabasco
- 3 cups packed brown sugar
- 3 cups sugar
- 2 cups water
- 3 cups seedless golden raisins
- 2 tbs. whole mustard seed
Cut apricots in half. Combine all ingredients in kettle. Bring to a boil, then simmer slowly, uncovered, until thickened, about 1 hour, stirring often. Portion into sterilized jars; seal at once. If desired, process in boiling water bath for 15 minutes.
Makes about 13 half-pints.