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Pear Conserve

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Ingredients
  Ripe bartlett pears 2 Pound
  Orange 1
  Diced maraschino cherries 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped pecans/Walnuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fine sugar 5 1⁄2 Cup (88 tbs)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Powdered fruit pectin 250 Gram
Directions

Peel and core pears.
Chop fine.
Grate orange rind to make 1/2 teaspoon.
Peel orange and remove membrane and seeds.
Dice orange and add to diced pears.
Measure pear, orange mixture.
There should be 2 1/2 cups.
Add rind, cherries, nuts and sugar.
Stir well.
Mix water and pectin crystals together and bring to a boil.
Boil hard 1 minute.
Stir into the fruit mixture and stir 3 minutes.
Ladle into small jelly glasses or tub-type cartons.
Cover and let store 24 hours.
Freeze for long-term storage or refrigerate for 3 or 4 months.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Pear

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