Candied Citrus Peel
zest of 4 lrg. lemons, 3 oranges, or 2 grapefruit
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup water
First simmer zest in 1 quart water for 6 min. Drain, rinse with
cold water, and set aside. Bring sugar and water to simmer. When
sugar dissolves, cover pan and boil a few minutes until last drops
of syrup fall from the end of a metal spoon to form a thread.
Remove from heat, stir in peel, and steep 1 hr. Ready to use or
store covered in refrigerator.