Dear Grandma Bubby,
I spent all day yesterday making apple jelly for the first time. It is apple season here in Ohio.
Please help me Bubby, I cooked the jelly for too long and this morning when I tried to jelly my toasted bread, it would barely come out of the jar!! It is very hard and STICKY.
I used Macintosh apples and the goo has a very good flavor. Can I make this into candy and if so how?
Up to My Elbows in Goo
Dear Up to the Elbows in Goo,
I have no recipes for apple candy but my guess is that you did not have enough water to start with. I think you could have made applesauce instead. The Macintosh apples were fine to use. You should have referred to a cook book so try again.
You know that old adage, "Try, try, again if you don't succeed" and eventually it will come out right.
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