|The Great Book of Pears|
|by Barbara Jeanne Flores|
Anecdotes, recipes, history and growing tips for common and gourmet pears from throughout the world.
Tip: Try pear cactus jelly for more results.
Results 1 - 6 of 6 for prickly pear cactus jelly
Pick prickly pears with leather gloves ... tender, squeeze through jelly bag or jelly ... hard for 5 minutes. Pour in jelly glass and seal with paraffin.
Pick cactus fruit when fully ... Put in a jelly bag and drain ... then the recipe calls for. This recipe needs a little experimenting to get just right.
Gather the fruit ... masher. Strain through jelly bag or cheese ... pectin to boil. Add sugar and boil to jelly stage. Pour into jelly glasses and seal.
Remove thorns and ... from fully ripe cactus. Cut into ... minutes. Place in jelly cloth or bag ... paraffin. Let set 5 days before serving. Makes 9 glasses.
Select ripe, but not over ripe, prickly pear fruit. Brush fruit ... of cloth or jelly bag. Measure 2 ... Cover at once with 1/8 inch of melted paraffin.
Pick fruit in Fall when red and purple in color. Use metal tongs. Pour into sink of water. Rinse. Pick up with tongs. Cut fruit in half on cutting ...
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