"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
6qt. chopped crab apples and boiling water 4tsp. cream of tartar 2c. sugar
Remove stems and blossom ends and chop. Add boiling water and cream of tartar. Cover with a tea towel and let sit for 24 hours. Strain juice and add sugar. Boil 5 minutes. Bottle. For variation add some cranberry or raspberry juice
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