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Honey Orange Slices
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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4 large oranges -- halved, sliced,
end pieces discarded
Water -- as needed
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups honey
Juice from 1 large lemon
3 cinnamon sticks
1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
1 1/2 teaspoons whole allspice

Follow manufacturer's directions for preparing home canning jars and
two-piece vacuum caps.

Place orange slices in a medium saucepot and cover with water. Bring to a
boil, reduce heat. Simmer until peel is tender, about 30 minutes. Drain.
Combine sugar, honey and lemon juice; bring to a boil. Add orange slices
and spices tied in a spice bag. Simmer 40 minutes. Discard spice bag.

Pack hot orange slices into hot jars leaving 1/4-inch headspace.
Carefully ladle hot syrup over orange slices, leaving 1/4-inch headspace.
Remove air bubbles with nonmetallic spatula. Wipe jar rim clean. Place
lid on jar with sealing compound next to glass. Screw band down evenly
and firmly just until a point of resistance is met -- fingertip tight.
Process 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner.

This recipe yields about 3 half-pints.

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