Experiment with your favorite seasonal fruit, including muscadines. This conserve also pairs well with roasted or smoked pork shoulder.

James Farmer
Recipe by Southern Living November 2013

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Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
35 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Yield:
Makes about 6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally; reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes or until mixture thickens. Pour through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a large bowl, discarding solids. Clean Dutch oven. Return plum mixture to Dutch oven.

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  • Bring to a boil over medium heat; add sugar, and simmer, stirring often, 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Let stand 15 minutes. Use immediately, or refrigerate in an airtight container up to 3 weeks.

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