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Ginger Pears

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Ingredients
  Pears 2 Pound (Hard Late)
  Sugar 2 Pound
  Lemon 1 , juiced and rind
  Ginger root/Crystallized ginger 2 Ounce
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Pare, quarter, core, and cut pears into thin slices.
Squeeze lemon juice, then cut rind into thin slices.
Combine both rind and juice with water, sugar, and small chunks of ginger.
Cook over a low heat for 45 minutes or until mixture is clear and syrupy.
Add pears and continue simmering for 45 minutes (the pears should be transparent and the syrup quite thick).
Pour into sterilized jars and seal.

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Cuisine: 
American

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4094 Calories from Fat 14

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.6%

Saturated Fat 0.19 g0.96%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 18.2 mg0.8%

Total Carbohydrates 1064 g354.5%

Dietary Fiber 32 g127.9%

Sugars 996.3 g

Protein 5 g10.4%

Vitamin A 4.5% Vitamin C 142.7%

Calcium 13.5% Iron 13.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Ginger Pears Recipe