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Preserving Food Safely - 01600604


     4 cups peeled, sliced green tomatoes                   
     1 tablespoon lemon juice                               
     1-1/4 cup white or brown sugar                         
     5 tablespoons flour                                    
     1/4 teaspoon salt                                      
     1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon                           
     1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg                             
     2 tablespoons butter or margarine                      

     Pastry for 2-crust 9-inch pie                          

     Use  green tomatoes of mature size.   Dip into  boiling
water  to loosen skins,  then peel and core.   Cut  tomatoes
into 1/4-inch slices.   Sprinkle with lemon juice.   Combine
sugar,  flour,  salt and spices; mix with the tomato slices.
Line  a  9-inch  pie plate with pastry.   Fill  with  tomato
mixture;  dot with butter.   Adjust top crust, cutting slits
for steam to escape;  seal.   Bake at 450 degrees Fahrenheit
for 15  minutes, reduce heat to 350  degrees  Fahrenheit and
bake 30 minutes longer.                                     

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