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Apple Preserves
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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1 cup water
6 cups sliced peeled and cored apples
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 package powdered pectin
1/2 cup thinly-sliced lemon
4 cups sugar
2 teaspoons nutmeg

Combine apples, water and lemon juice in large saucepan. Simmer,
covered,10 minutes. Stir in pectin and bring to a boil, stirring
frequently. Add lemon slices and sugar. Return to a rolling boil. Boil
hard 1 minute, stirring frequently.

Remove from heat; add nutmeg. Pour in hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch head
space. Adjust caps. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.

This recipe yields about 6 half-pints.

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