Family Farm

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Monday, October 3, 2011

Some Harvesting Pics from our little Farm...October 2011

Apple Butter
Approximately 3 lb. apples
3 cups sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/2 tsp. cloves
Dash of salt
Good size tbsp of molasses
3/4 cup water or fresh apple cider

Fill Crock-pot 3/4 full with peeled, cored and sliced apples. Add the remaining ingredients and stir until evenly mixed.  Cook about 11 1/2 hours, starting to stir at about 10 hrs as it begins to thicken and stick.  To can the applebutter, pack into hot jars leaving 1/4-inch headspace and process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

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