posted by Juanita 07-08-99 4:18 AM
Make sure you have an expert with you mistake Queen Anne's Lace for, say, hemlock or snakeroot, both of which are poisonous!
Queen Anne's Lace Jelly
15 large flower heads
3 1/2 cups of boiling water
Place flower heads in boiling water, remove from heat, and allow to steep for fifteen minutes.
This yields 3 cups of infusion.
3 cups of infusion
3 3/4 cups of sugar
1 box of powdered pectin
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Add pectin to infusion and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Add sugar, all at once, and lemon juice, stirring over high heat. Bring to a full rolling boil for one minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat, skim off foam, and pour jelly into sterile jars.
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