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                             GRAPEFRUIT GELATIN
 Recipe By     : Ann Hodgman, “Beat That! Cookbook”
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :
 Categories    : Brunch
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           sugar
    2      envelopes     unflavored gelatin
    1 1/2  cups          water
    2      large         grapefruits -- up to 3
      1/4  cup           fresh lemon juice
    1      drop          red food coloring -- up to 2, optional
 1) Combine the sugar and gelatin in a large nonreactive saucepan.  Gradually
 stir in the water.
 2) With a vegetable peeler, remove the rind from 2 of the grapefruits; you
 need 2 cups of juice.  Add the grapefruit juice and the lemon juice to the
 3) Over low heat, stirring constantly, cook the mixture in the saucepan until
 it simmers and clarifies.  This will take at least 5 minutes.  Wehn the liquid
 is clear, strain it into a serving bowl, pressing down hard on the solids in
 the strainer so as to get the last drops of citrus elizir.  Stir in the
 optional red food coloring, which will give the gelatin a gentle pinkish glow
 instead of a bleak yellowish pallor.
 4) Chill the gelatin for several hours or overnight.
 Notes: The gelatin can be served in 4-6 serving dishes: strain the liquid into
 a large bowl, color it if you want, and then carefully pour it into the
 smaller dishes before Step 4.  From Ann Hodgman’s BEAT THAT! COOKBOOK, 1995,
 Chapters Publishing Ltd., ISBN 1-881527-92-1, page 179.
 Typos by K. Hudson Lipin, 09/04/98
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