Thursday, April 24, 2008

Candied Citrus Peel

zest of 4 lrg. lemons, 3 oranges, or 2 grapefruit
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup water

First simmer zest in 1 quart water for 6 min. Drain, rinse with cold
water, and set aside. Bring sugar and water to simmer. When sugar
dissolves, cover pan and boil a few minutes until last drops of syrup fall
from the end of a metal spoon to form a thread. Remove from heat, stir in
peel, and steep 1 hr. Ready to use or store covered in refrigerator.

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