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Pickled Seckel Pears

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Ingredients
  Seckel pears 8 Pound
  Boiling water 3 Quart
  Cinnamon 10 Inch
  Whole cloves 2 Tablespoon
  Allspice 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1 Quart
  Water 1 Quart
Directions

Seckel pears are small, hard and rather tough-skinned.
Rub off blossom ends, but leave stems and skins intact.
Cover with boiling water; simmer 10 minutes, and drain.
Tie spices in bag, and add to sugar, vinegar and 1 quart water.
Stir, and bring to boil.
Simmer 5 minutes.
Drain accumulated moisture from pears; pour hot syrup over them, bring to simmer and cook 15 minutes.
Let stand overnight.
In morning, drain, discarding spice bag.
Pack pears in sterilized jars, reheat syrup, and fill jars with it.
Seal.
Makes about 8 pints.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Side Dish
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
300

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 34 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.01 g0.02%

Saturated Fat 0 g0.01%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 0.81 mg0.03%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.56 g2.3%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 0.13 g0.27%

Vitamin A 0.02% Vitamin C 1.3%

Calcium 0.5% Iron 2.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pickled Seckel Pears Recipe