Put 8 lbs (about 30) green tomatoes in boiling water. Remove from heat, let stand 5 minutes. Drain. Cut cored tomatoes into 1/8 inch slices. Thinly slice 6 lemons, 1 oz ginger. Have ready 7 lbs (14 C) sugar. In heavy stainless pot, later tomatoes, lemons, sugar, and ginger til used up. Cover, leave overnight. Lift out tomatoes and lemons. Boil liquid uncovered 10 minutes. Add tomato mixture, cook uncovered over high heat til translucent, about 70 minutes. Seal in hot jars. Makes about 14 cups.