I have a pear tree and gave some pears to my neighbor and in return she baked me this wonderful pie. She got the recipe from the internet and I would like to share it with you.
Adapted from The Great Book of Pears by Barbara Jeanne Flores.
This blue ribbon recipe comes from 82 year-old Jean Podell who won Moraga, California's pear recipe contest. The town, which was built in the last hundred years on Bartlett orchards, still has many producing trees along its bike trail and open spaces. In 1999, Moraga organized a community harvest and its first annual Moraga Pear Festival to celebrate its history