Top Review by Suse40

This is a perfect blend for apples and "hard" pears! Hard pears are plentiful around here, but only for a short time, so I was delighted to find this recipe. I only made a small amount this year, but will definitely plan for more next year. Thanks for the unique recipe, barefoot Beachcomber!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large preserving kettle mix the vinegar, sugar, raisins, apples, garlic cloves, gingerroot, peppers, and salt.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer until the apples are mushy and transparent.
  3. If neccessary, add a little more vinegar.
  4. Taste and add sugar and cayenne as desired.
  5. Then add the pears and simmer until the pears are tranparent but not overcooked.
  6. Spoon into hot jars and seal.

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