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       Title: BASIC RUM POT FRUIT RECIPE
  Categories: Fruits
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       3 c  Strawberries, hulled
       2 c  Prepared gooseberries
       2 c  Cherries
       2 c  Red currents
       2 c  Black currents
       2 c  Raspberries
       2 c  Apricots
       2 c  Plums
       2 c  Pears
      10 c  Sugar
       2 qt Rum
  
   Sprinkle strawberries with 1 1/2 cup sugar. ~Cover, and let stand 30
   minutes ~Place in the rum pot and pour in enough rum to cover the fruit by
   about two finger-widths. ~cover the pot with plastic wrap, and put on the
   lid.  Place in a cool room, and stir the fruit gently every two or three
   days ~Starting with the gooseberries, or as the fruits ripen, add the
   remaining fruits in layers; ~Mix 1 cup of fruit with 1/2 cup of the sugar
   before adding it to the pot, and each time add enough rum to cover the
   fruit by two finger-widtsh. ~After the first two weeks, you will only need
   to shake or stir the pot every two weeks. Always make sure that the top
   layer of fruit is covered by two finger-widths of rum ~At the end of
   October or the beginning of November, add another cup of rum to the pot.
   ~By the beginning of December, the fruit will be ready to eat.
  
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