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                     CANDIED FIGS, APRICOTS OR TOMATOES
 
 Recipe By     : GRIT -- MARCH 23, 1997
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fruit
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      quarts        plus 2 cups water
    2      tablespoons   baking soda
   30                    figs, pear tomatoes or apricots
    1 1/2  cups          granulated sugar
 
 In large bowl, combine 4 quarts water and baking soda.  Add fruit and
 soak 10 minutes.  Drain.  In large saucepan, combine sugar and 2 cups
 water.  Bring syrup to a boil; add fruit and simmer 20 minutes.  Remove
 from heat and allow to cool.  Simmer mixture 20 minutes each day until
 syrup is absorbed. Dry fruit on waxed paper on trays in the sun.  Dredge
 fruit with sugar and store in an airtight container. 
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