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                            MIXED FRUIT COCKTAIL
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fruits                           Canning
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       lb           Peaches
    3       lb           Pears
    1 1/2   lb           Seedless green grapes
                         -(slightly underripe)
   10       oz           Jar of maraschino cherries
    3       c            Sugar
    4       c            Water
 
   Yield: About 6 pints
   
   Procedure: Stem and wash grapes, and keep in ascorbic
   acid solution (See “Ensuring High-Quality Canned
   Foods”). Dip ripe but firm peaches, a few at a time,
   in boiling water for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes to loosen
   skins. Dip in cold water and slip off skins. Cut in
   half, remove pits, cut into 1/2-inch cubes and keep in
   solution with  grapes. Peel, halve, and core pears.
   Cut into 1/2-inch cubes, and keep in solution with
   grapes and peaches. Combine sugar and water in a
   saucepan and bring to boil. Drain mixed fruit. Add 1/2
   cup of hot syrup to each jar Then add a few cherries
   and gently fill the jar with mixed fruit and more hot
   syrup, leaving 1/2-inch headspace.
   
   Adjust lids and process according to the
   recommendations in Table 1.
   
   Table 1. Recommended process time for Mixed Fruit
   Cocktail in a boiling-water canner.
   
   Style of Pack: Raw.  Jar Size: Half-Pints or Pints.
   Process Time at Altitudes of 0 - 1,000 ft: 20 min.
                          1,001 - 3,000 ft: 25 min.
                          3,001 - 6,000 ft: 30 min.
                            Above 6,000 ft: 35 min.
   
   ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ  ÿÿ* USDA Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539
   (rev. 1994) * Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen
   Mintzias
  
 
 
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