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Jams and Jellies

View “So Easy to Preserve” DVD, Disc 2 Jams and Jellies. The Jams and Jellies segment is about 30 minutes. Familiarize yourself with the process of “hot water canning” by documenting the steps of processing. List additional critical control points as well such as altitude adjustments, trouble shooting etc. This process can be applied to […]

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Corn Cobb Jelly

Ingredients: 12 ea                                      Corn cobs 2 ea                                        Bay leaf 2qts                                        Water   Jelly 3 cups                                    Corn stock reduction 1¾ oz                                     Pectin 3 cups                                    Sugar   Procedure: Cover corn cobs with water, add bay leaf and simmer/reduce until well developed in flavor Strain stock and chill/reserve until needed Jelly Bring 3 cups of stock and pectin […]

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Candied Kumquat

Procedure: 1 cup               Kumquats 1-1/2 cups        White wine 1/4 cup                        Water 2 cups              Granulated sugar 1 cup               Brown sugar 6                      Cloves 1ea                   Cinnamon sticks Procedure: With a sharp knife cut kumquats in half, remove seeds and put in a pot of cold water just to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce […]

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Candied Citrus Peel

Ingredients:   6ea                   Orange or Lemon* 12oz                Sugar (or powdered glucose or dextrose for a better appearance)   Procedure: Sanitize citrus peel Peel/scoop the citrus Cut into 6 uniform pieces Blanche in boiling water for 1 minute and shock in an ice bath Bring fresh water to a boil and blanche peel again until tender […]

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Marrons Glaces

Ingredients:   18oz                Chestnuts( weight after peeling)* 1#                    Sugar 1#                    Powdered glucose Procedure: toast the chestnuts in an oven until lightly browned Place chestnuts in a sauce pan and cover with cold water Simmer until tender 20-30 minutes Drain Place the sugars and 1 pt of water in a saucepan with the chestnuts and bring […]

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Jam Beignets

Ingredients:   3 T                   Dry yeast 1 cup               Milk, 110 degrees) 1/3 cup + 1T    Sugar 2ea                   Eggs 4oz                  Butter, melted 1/8t                  Salt 3 ¾ – 4 cups     Flour, AP 1 cup               Jam As needed        Superfine sugar As needed        Vegetable oil  for frying   Procedure: Combine yeast, milk and 1 T of sugar in a […]

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