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Revised - 05/19/03

How To Make Jellies, Jams and Preserves at Home

Human Nutrition Research Division
Agricultural Research Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 56, USDA, 1957.
29 pages
Issued July 1957 (Fil. 1)
Slightly revised April 1965 (Fil. 2)
Revised January 1967 (Fil. 3)

Consumer and Food Economics Institute
Agricultural Research Service
Revised September 1974 (Fil. 4)
Revised December 1975 (Fil. 5)
Slightly revised June 1977 (Fil. 6)

Supersedes Farmer's Bulletin 1800, Homemade Jellies, Jams
and Preserves.

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current

The publication starts with a discussion of the essential
ingredients of fruit, pectin, acid and sugar. The next
sections discuss the necessary equipment and then the
various types of preserves. Photographs help illustrate
various techniques. Recipes for various type of preserves,
jams and jellies are included.

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