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                            MARASCHINO CHERRIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pickles
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4 1/2   lb           Pitted red cherries
    4 1/2   lb           White sugar
    3       c            Water
                         Juice of 1 lemon
    1       oz           Almond extract
    1       oz           Red coloring
                         -----BRINE-----
    2       qt           Water
    2       tb           Salt
    1       t            Alum
 
   Soak pitted cherries overnight in heated brine.  The next morning, drain
   cherries.  Rinse in cold water.  Combine cherries, water, sugar, lemon
   juice, and red coloring. Heat to boiling point. Let stand 24 hours. Again
   boil juices, pour over cherries and let stand 24 hours. Bring to boil
   again. Add almond extract and cherries. Pack in hot sterilized jars and
   seal. **Water Bath Time from The Ball Blue Book- pints 20 min, quarts 25
   min.
  
 
 
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