EARLY, SMALL GREEN APPLES THICKEN BEST.

YEILD: 1 QT PECTIN FROM 1 LB APPLES.

1. WASH & CORE APPLES. CUT IN THIN SLICES.

2. ADD 1 PINT OF WATER PER POUND OF APPLES & BOIL SLOWLY IN A COVERED POT
FOR 15 MIN.

3. STRAIN FREE FLOWING JUICE THROUGH LIGHT MUSLIN OR CHEESECLOTH.

4. RETURN PULP TO THE POT & ADD THE SAME AMOUNT OF WATER. COOK SLOWLY FOR

ANOTHER 15 MIN. STRAIN OUT ALL JUICE THROUGH A CLOTH AGAIN, THIS TIME
SQUEEZING

THE PULP DRY.

5. COMBINE THE 2 JUICES & USE IMMEDIATELY ~~ OR ~~ BRING TO A FULL BOIL &

POUR INTO

STERILIZED JARS & SEAL LIKE JAM FOR LATER USE.

USE ONE CUP OF THIS PECTIN TO 6 CUPS OF PREPARED FRUIT IN YOUR JAM &
JELLY RECIPES.

FROM: "IN CELEBRATION OF SMALL THINGS" , P. 50, BY SHARON CADWALLADER.