Monday, August 8, 2011

Bottled Peaches

Bottled Peaches
mason jars, lids and rings
Lemon Elberta peaches

In each quart mason jar put 1/4 c. sugar.
Pour about 1 c. boiling water into each and shake bottles to dissolve sugar.
Peel, core and half peaches.
Place in mason jars, pit side down.
Pour hot water over peaches until jar is full.
Remove air bubbles with a knife or plastic spatula by running it down the sides of the bottle.
Steam quarts for 25 minutes, pints for 20 (do not start timer until steam is consistenly coming out).
Remember to adjust for altitude - Utah time is 35 minutes for quarts, 25 for pints.

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