Mistress Lovejoy's Kingston Conserve
- 1 cup shredded coconut
- 1 large pineapple
- 4 cups sugar
- 1 large orange
- 1 ½ pounds ripe cooking apples
- 2/3 cup Demerara rum
Grind pineapple and orange together in a meat grinder, using the coarsest blade. Place all the fruits in a large pot, add the sugar and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Turn heat low, cover the pot and simmer for 1/2 hour, or until fruits and rind are tender. Uncover, turn up ...