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quince preserve

Mostly a southern thing; sometimes called cotognata. Boil it up like marmalade and serve, or leave it in the sun for a couple of days to make a semi-solid sweet paste. It's popular at Christmas.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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