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Gingered Pears

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Ingredients
  Firm ripe pears 5 Pound, peeled quartered, and cored
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Finely grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
  Minced ginger/1/2 cup minced preserved ginger 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Wash and sterilize 4 (1-pint) jars and closures, stand them on baking sheet, and keep warm in a 250° F. oven until needed.
Simmer all ingredients, uncovered, in a heavy enamel or stainless-steel kettle until pears are tender and translucent, about 30-40 minutes.
Ladle into hot jars, filling to within 1/8" of tops.
Wipe rims and seal.
Cool, check seals, label, and store in a cool, dark, dry place 2-3 weeks before using.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Storage: 
Preserving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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