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Subject: Re: Smokeing paper
From: CapAAVSO@.......
Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2002 10:51:37 EST

In a message dated 03/10/2002 8:44:18 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
ChrisAtUpw@....... writes:

<<    Correct. Paraffin wax is a solid used in making candles. Never heard of 
 it used for canning fruit. >>

It is used on homemade Jam and jelly to keep it from getting moldy. After the 
jam has cooled in the jar some melted paraffin wax is poured on top, a layer 
about 2 mm thick, and allowed to harden.  


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