Beet Preserves

2 lbs. beets
4 cups sugar
1 tablespoon powdered ginger
1 cup coarsely chopped or slivered almonds
3 lemons, quartered and sliced

Cook the beets until tender in just enough water to cover. Drain, peel and dice.

Combine the beets with the sugar, ginger and almonds in a deep kettle. Cook over very low heat about 30 minutes. Add lemons and continue cooking 30 minutes longer.

Turn into a sterile crock or jelly glasses.

About 3 pints.


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