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President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Tomato Preserves Recipe


  • 5 lbs fresh tomatoes
  • 10 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 black garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • 2 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced
  • ¼ cup fish sauce
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups red wine vinegar
  • 2 star anise pods

Puree the tomatoes, garlic, black garlic and ginger together in a food processor. Combine all of the ingredients in a stainless-steel saucepan and cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes, or until mixture reaches a jam-like consistency. Cool and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

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