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Old 08/11/08, 07:52 PM
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substitute for fruit fresh

I've got to can peaches tonight and don't have any fruit fresh. I know I can use lemon juice, but how much? Anyone with a quick answer??? Thanks!
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Old 08/11/08, 08:07 PM
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A few teaspoons in a gallon of water. Salt water will also keep them from browning.
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Old 08/11/08, 08:21 PM
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I use apple cider vinegar & salt in the water.
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Old 08/11/08, 10:07 PM
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2 T salt and 2T vinegar per gallon of water
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Old 08/12/08, 12:34 AM
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You can also use disolvable vitamin C tablets - I usually use 2 of the kid's orange flavored ones to a big bowl of water - probably a gallon size.

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