Pumpkin Candy

      Title: Pumpkin Candy
 Categories: Native, Pixel
      1 five-pound pumpkin
      5 c sugar
      1 tb baking soda
         Peel and seed pumpkin.  Cut pumpkin into 2" x 4" strips.  Stir baking soda
  into enough water to cover strips and let stand 12 hours, then drain and wash 
 strips in running water.  Drop pumpkin into pot of boiling water, and cook until 
 tender but not soft.  Remove and crisp in ice water; drain.  Mix sugar with one cup
 water and boil 10 minutes.  Add pumpkin and simmer in covered pot until syrup is
 thick and strips are brittle.  Spread strips to dry.  May be stored when cold.  

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