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The Gentlewoman's Companion: or, A Guide to the Female Sex, an electronic edition

by Hannah Woolley [Woolley, Hannah, fl. 1670]

date: 1675
source publisher: Printed by A. Maxwell for Edward Thomas
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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Apricocks Preserved.

Let the weight of your Sugar equal the weight of your Apricocks, what quantity soever you mind to use; pare and stone your Apricocks, and lay them in the Sugar in your Preserving- pan all night, and in the morning set them on the Embers till the Sugar be all melted, and then let them stand and scald an hour; then take them off the fire and let them stand in that Syrrup two days, and then boil them softly till they be tender and well colour'd; and | | 189 after that, when they are cold, put them up in glasses or pots, which you please: