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Strawberry Preserves Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mema

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Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 qt sugar
1 qt berries

Directions:
Directions:
Add just enough water to the sugar to moisten. Bring to a boil and boil until it spins a thread. Add strawberries and boil 15 minutes. Add 1 quart sugar and 1 quart berries and boil 20 minutes. Pour in containers and let set overnight. Put in jars and pour paraffin in.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I sure do like "spins a thread" as a description of heating the sugar!

 

 

 

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