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                   Old Fashioned Spiced Tomato Preserves
 
 Recipe By     : Key Gourmet CD Rom
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Canning, Preserves, Etc
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      cups          prepared tomatoes -- (2 1/4 lb.)
      1/4  cup           lemon juice
    4 1/2  cups          sugar
    1                    box sure-jell fruit pectin
    1 1/2  teaspoons     grated lemon rind
      1/2  teaspoon      cinnamon
      1/2  teaspoon      allspice
      1/4  teaspoon      ground cloves
 
 Scald, peel and chop tomatoes.  Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasiona
 lly. Measure 3 cups into a 6 or 8 quart saucepot.  Add lemon juice, grated lemo
 n rind, allspice, cinnamon and ground cloves to tomatoes.  Measure sugar and se
 t aside.
 
  Stir sure-jell fruit pectin into prepared tomatoes.  (Saucepot must be no more
  than 1/3 full to allow for a full rolling boil.)  Bring to a full boil over hi
 gh heat, stirring constantly.  At once stir in sugar.  Stir and bring to a full
  rolling boil (a boil that cannot be stirred down).  Then boil hard 1 minute, s
 tirring constantly.  Remove from heat.
 
  Skim off foam with large metal spoon.  Immediately ladle into hot sterilized j
 ars, leaving 1/4 inch space at top.  With a damp cloth, wipe jar rims and threa
 ds clean.
 
  Immediately cover jars with hot lids.  Screw bands on firmly.  Let stand to co
 ol.  Check seals.  Store jam in a cool dry place.  Yield: approximately 5 cups.
 
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