Tomato Preserves

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. yellow pear tomatoes, or, the red ones, slices
  • 1 lb. sugar
  • 2 oz. Canton ginger, or a few pieces of ginger root
  • 1 lemon

Method

Scald the tomatoes to peel. Cover with the sugar, and let stand over night. Pour off syrup and boil until clear and quite thick. Skim, add tomatoes, ginger and the lemon sliced and seeded. Cook until the fruit is clear. Pour into jars or crocks.