Osmotic marmalade

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Red ink on twenty pages of someone’s references … someone’s got to do it.

red ink

Soaking the rhubarb in sugar draws the juices; then the syrup is boiled down and added back to the rhubarb for another soak to pull out more water.  Today I miscalculated, and when the hot syrup returned to the cool rhubarb it coalesced into one giant boiled sweet.

boiled sweet

But it jammed up fine in the last boil.

bottles

 

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