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                              TOMATO PRESERVES
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       lb           Very ripe, sweet tomatoes
    2       lb           Sugar
    1                    Vanilla bean
   10       oz           Water
 
   Contributed to the echo by: Janice Norman TOMATO
   PRESERVES In a wide preserving pan boil the sugar and
   water to a syrup. Add the tomatoes, skinned and
   sliced. Boil steadily, stirring fairly often, for
   about 35 minutes. Put in the vanilla bean (vanilla
   essence will not do). Cook for approximately 10-15
   minutes longer, or until setting point is reached.
   Remove the vanilla pod, skim the jam, and let it cool
   for a few minutes before turning it into small jars.
   
   The cookbook says this is “particularly good when
   eaten in the French way, as a sweet, with fresh cream
   cheese or plain pouring cream.”
  
 
 
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