Recipe Name: Mincemeat
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Mincemeat

1 small navel orange
1 small lemon
8 cups finely diced unpeeled apples
1 1/2 cups golden raisins
1 1/2 cups seedless raisins
1 cup mixed diced candied fruits
1 cup orange juice
4 cups packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice
1 1/4 cups brandy

Quarter and seed orange and lemon. Grind in food grinder or food processor fitted with a steel blade. In Dutch oven combine ground orange and lemon, apples, raisins, candied fruits and orange juice. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add sugar, spices and salt. Simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add 1 cup of brandy. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until mixture is thick like jam ? about 1 hour. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining brandy. Store covered in refrigerator up to 2 months.

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