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Plum Conserve (without sugar)


  • 1 pound (2 dozen plums) pitted plums
  • 1/3 pound raisins
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/8 pound (1/4 cup) walnuts
  • 2 oranges
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup


Wash and cut plums in pieces: add chopped raisins, orange pulp and peel, cut very fine; corn syrup and water; boil until it is of the consistency of marmalade (about one and one-half hours of slow cooking). Add walnuts five minutes before removing from fire.


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Everyday Foods in War Time (1918).

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