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       Title: Nectarines - Halved or Sliced
  Categories: Fruits, Canning
       Yield: 1 recipe
  
  
   Quantity: An average of 17-1/2 pounds is needed per canner load of 7
   quarts; an average of 11 pounds is needed per canner load of 9 pints. A
   bushel weighs 48 pounds and yields 16 to 24 quarts--an average of 2-1/2
   pounds per quart.
   
   Quality: Choose ripe, mature fruit of ideal quality for eating fresh or
   cooking.
   
   Procedure: Follow directions for peaches except do not dip in hot water
   or remove skins, wash, either hot or raw pack, and use the same process
   time.
   
   Table 1. Recommended process time for Nectarines, halved or sliced, in
   a boiling-water canner.
   
   Style of Pack: Hot.  Jar Size: Pints.
   Process Time at Altitudes of 0 - 1,000 ft: 20 min.
                          1,001 - 3,000 ft: 25 min.
                          3,001 - 6,000 ft: 30 min.
                            Above 6,000 ft: 35 min.
   
   Style of Pack: Hot.  Jar Size: Quarts.
   Process Time at Altitudes of 0 - 1,000 ft: 25 min.
                          1,001 - 3,000 ft: 30 min.
                          3,001 - 6,000 ft: 35 min.
                            Above 6,000 ft: 40 min.
   
   Style of Pack: Raw.  Jar Size: Pints.
   Process Time at Altitudes of 0 - 1,000 ft: 25 min.
                          1,001 - 3,000 ft: 30 min.
                          3,001 - 6,000 ft: 35 min.
                            Above 6,000 ft: 40 min.
   
   Style of Pack: Raw.  Jar Size: Quarts.
   Process Time at Altitudes of 0 - 1,000 ft: 30 min.
                          1,001 - 3,000 ft: 35 min.
                          3,001 - 6,000 ft: 40 min.
                            Above 6,000 ft: 45 min.
   
   Table 2. Process Times for Nectarines (Halved or Sliced) in a Dial-Gauge
   Pressure Canner.
   
   Style of Pack: Hot and Raw.  Jar Size: Pints or Quarts.
   Process Time 10 minutes.
   Canner Pressure (PSI) at Altitudes of 0 - 2,000 ft: 6 lb.
                                   2,001 - 4,000 ft: 7 lb.
                                   4,001 - 6,000 ft: 8 lb.
                                   6,001 - 8,000 ft: 9 lb.
   
   Table 3. Process Times for Nectarines (Halved or Sliced) in a
   Weighted-Gauge Pressure Canner.
   
   Style of Pack: Hot and Raw.  Jar Size: Pints or Quarts.
   Process Time 10 minutes.
   Canner Pressure (PSI) at Altitudes of 0 - 1,000 ft: 5 lb.
                                     Above 1,000 ft: 10 lb.
   
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   * USDA Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539 (rev. 1994)
   * Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
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