Grandma's Country Tomato Soup

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4 lbs washed and halved tomatos
1 cooking or green apple (cored and quarted)
2 Yellow (or Vadallia) onions peeled and sliced
2 sprigs of FRESH mint
2 sprigs of dill
2 pkgs instant chicken or beef broth
2 whole bay leaves
1 t salt
1 t peprika
2 T Tabasco or Hot Sauce
2 qts water
1/2 C corn syrup or honey

	Place all ingredients in a large, heavy kettle, and simmer very
slowly.  Stir occasionally for 3 hours.  Remove bay leaves and dill sprigs.
You may server hot, in this way.  
	I advise you put this soup through a strainter and store it
over night.  Then, heat and serve the next day.  You may also want to
poach and skin the tomatoes first before placing in kettle.