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Preserving Food Safely - 01600644



Prepare: Cut firm-ripe melons in half; remove seeds
and soft tissues holding them. If for slices or cubes, cut
off all rind; cut to shape. If for balls, do not cut off
rind, but scoop with a baller, taking care not to include
any rind.

Wet pack, syrup: Cover with 30 (1 cup water to 3/8 cup
sugar) percent syrup. Leave 1/2-inch headspace.

Seal, label and freeze.


Prepare: Halve, cut off rind; remove seeds and their
soft tissue. Crush or put through the food chopper, using a
coarse knife.

Wet pack, juice: Add 1 tablespoon sugar to each 1
quart of crushed melon, if you wish, also add 1 teaspoon
lemon juice per quart to perk up the flavor. Stir to
dissolve. Pack, leaving 1/2-inch headspace.

Seal, label and freeze.

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