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Tips to make Pear Preserve at Home

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Pear trees are easy to grow in North America, and you can get tons of pears from just one tree! I love to make pear preserves - its delicious, and a great way to make your pear harvest last all winter long! Watch this video to see Patti's pear preserves recipe and learn more about growing your own pears.
  Pear 5 Pound, peeled and wedged (Bartlett Pears)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Honey 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ginger 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1 Medium, thinly sliced

1) In a saucepan, make syrup of sugar and water.
2) Add pears and ginger and lemon and let it simmer for 2 hours or until the syrup is thick.
3) Turn off the heat and let is sit for a while.
4) Prepare glass bottles and using a perforated spoon put the pears into them.
5) Then, fill in the syrup into to it.
6) Leave ¼ inch from top and cover it and give a water bath.
7) Leave it in water for 20 minutes.


8) Use the pear preserve as and when needed.

Recipe Summary

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Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Pears are popular and nutritious fruits. They are easily available in the stores almost anytime. However, if you wish to stock pears at home to save the trouble of buying every time you need them, watch this video to learn how to make pear preserves at home.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3436 Calories from Fat 27

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5%

Saturated Fat 0.25 g1.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 42.3 mg1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 912 g304%

Dietary Fiber 74.5 g298.1%

Sugars 769.1 g

Protein 11 g22.1%

Vitamin A 10.8% Vitamin C 239.4%

Calcium 26.8% Iron 32.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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