Ginger Pear Preserves

Recipe by Diana Adcock
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READY IN: 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • After you have peeled and chopped the pears you want 5 1/2 cups.
  • Using a zester remove green rind from limes; you want 1 T.
  • Squeeze the limes to get 1/3 cup.
  • Place pears, rind and juice in a large stainless steel or enamel saucepan.
  • Stir in ginger root and sugar.
  • Bring fruit to a full boil stirring constantly.
  • Do this until it reaches the gel stage, around 15 minutes.
  • If desired mash the fruit.
  • Ladle into sterile hot jars leaving 1/4 inch head space.
  • Seal and process 5 minutes at altitudes up to 1000 feet.
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