Have at hand some more cider ready boiled, to thin the apple butter in case you should find it too thick in the kettle.
We only had strawberry and raspberry and plum and grape and apple butter in Mifflin.
To conserve the apple butter for future use: Fill into sterilized jars and adjust the rubber and lid.
Apple and pear butter may be made by following the directions for apple butter with cider but omitting the cider.
In olden times sweet apples were used for apple butter, boiled in sweet cider, then no sugar was necessary.
When entirely done, put up the apple butter in stone or earthen jars.
Small brown, earthen pots were used to keep this apple butter in, it being only necessary to tie paper over the top.
But of greatest importance, both for home consumption and for the market, is the staple known as apple butter.
Grace Dart took two servings of quince preserves but declined the apple butter saying she could get that at home.
apple butter is stirred by a pole having upon one end a perforated blade or paddle set at right angles.