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Recipes from American Cookery
 by Amelia Simmons (1796)


To Dry Peaches

Take the fairest and ripest peaches, pare them into fair water; take their weight in double refined sugar; of one half make a very thin sirrup; then put in your peaches, boiling them till they look clear, then split and stone them, boil them till they are very tender, lay them a draining, take the other half of the sugar, and boil it almost to a candy; then put in your peaches and let them lie all night, then lay them on a glass, and set them in a stove, till they are dry; if they are sugared too much, wipe them with a wet cloth a little; let the first sirrup be very thin, a quart of water to a pound of sugar.



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