Duck Sauce - from Scratch

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Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr

if you enjoy canning try this recipe for duck sauce. it yeilds 8 cups, and is easy to make when the plums and apricots are in season.

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  1. Combine plums, apricots, cider vinegar and water. Cook over moderate heat for 5 minutes. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.
  2. Combine the cider vinegar, brown sugar, white sugar and lemon juice. Boil for 10 minutes.
  3. Combine the chopped ginger, onion, pepper, garlic cloves, salt, mustard seed and cinnamon stick.
  4. Combine the above three sets of ingredients and simmer for 45 minutes. Remove cinnamon.
  5. Puree in food processor. Return to kettle and simmer until thick.
  6. Transfer to sterilized mason jars, cap loosely and let cool.
  7. Tighten caps and let stand in dark at least 2 weeks.