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and place a thick cloth overkettle.
Simmer fruit for 2 hours, after
scattering a few bits of alum
amongst it. Spread melon rind in
a dish to cool. Melt sugar", using a
pint of water to pound and half of
sugar, and mix with it some beat
en white of egg. Boil and skim
sugar. -When quite clear put in
rind and let boil 2 hours Take out
rind. Boil sirup again. Pour over
rind and let it remain all night.
Next morning boil sirup alone
with lemon juice, allowing 1 lem
on to quart of sirup. When it is
thick enough to hang in a drop
from the point of a spoon it is
done. Put rind in jars and pour
over it the sirup. It is not fit for
use until it has stood several days.
Citron may be preserved in the
III. Peel and cut 8 lbs. of rind.
Soak 24 hours in salt water, using
3 tablespoons to enough water to
cover rind. Then soak again for
same period of time in alum
water, using, as above, 3 table
spoons to enough water to cover.
The third time soak in freshwater
for 24 hours. Take 1 ounce white
ginger root to V2 'gallons of
water. Boil till tender enough to
pierce with a straw. Then to 8 lbs.
of fruit make a sirup of 7 lbs. of
sugar. Boil till transparent and
season with cinnamon. Put in jars
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