Canning Recipes




Tomato Preserves II
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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5 pounds firm red or yellow tomatoes
5 pounds sugar
1 lemon -- sliced thin
1 small piece ginger root
= (or 1 tspn ground ginger)

Peel and cut up tomatoes. Place in large pot. Add sugar and lemon.
Simmer slowly, stirring frequently, for 45 minutes, or until thick.
Remove ginger root, if used.

Pour into hot, sterilized canning jars. Immerse in boiling-water bath.
Process for 20 minutes.

This recipe yields about 4 (6-ounce) jars.





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