A Good Mélange, or Mixed Preserve

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Juice of ripe gooseberries, 2 lbs.
  • greengages, pared and stoned, 1 lbs.:


Boil for three-quarters of an hour in two pounds of clear red gooseberry juice, one pound of very ripe greengages, weighed after they have been pared and stoned; then stir to them one pound and a half of good sugar, and boil them quickly again for twenty minutes. If the quantity of preserve be mu