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Ginger Pears


  • 5 pounds hard pears
  • 3 cups water
  • 5 pounds sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped preserved ginger
  • 3 lemons juice and rind


Pare and core the pears. Dice or cut into thin slices. Add water and cook until tender. Add the sugar, ginger, the lemon juice and grated rind. Simmer mixture until thick and pears are transparent. Pour into sterilized jars and seal. Makes 5 pints.


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Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking.

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