Prickly Pear Jelly—from Under a Turquoise Sky

images5This orange fruit matures in August in the Southwest deserts of the United States.

Perhaps an acquired taste???

The worst part—I think—would be removing the spines.

Kudos to fictional Delores Yazzie for mastering this not-so-simple jelly.index4

Anyone out there ever made this?

I’d love to hear about your process and recipe.

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