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Oriental Pear Jam

Ingredients
  Pears 8 Medium
  Canned crushed unsweetened pineapple 8 1⁄4 Ounce (1 can, 1 cup)
  Sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Crystallized ginger 4 Ounce, diced (1 package)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel pears and core.
2. In a food chopper, process pears.

MAKING
3. In a large saucepan, mix together pears, pineapple, sugar and ginger; cook for 30 minutes with frequent stirring until desired consistency is achieved.

FINALISING
4. Into hot sterilized jars, ladle mixture leaving 1/8 inch empty on top of the jar.
5. Using a clean and dry kitchen towel, wipe the rim of jar and adjust lid.
6. Into a canner of boiling water, place the jars and process in boiling water for 5 minutes.
7. Remove jars and place over a clean towel.
8. Let the jars cool down and seal completely until they are self-sealing type.

SERVING
9. Use Peach/Pineapple Jam for topping desserts or simply apply over bread or toast and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Method: 
Canning
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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