Pickled Pears

Recipe by Diana Adcock
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READY IN: 24hrs 15mins
YIELD: 3 pints
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak pears in water& fruit fresh/lemon juice to keep from browning.
  • Tie pickling spice, ginger and cloves in a spice bag.
  • Prepare liquid-combine spice bag, sugar, water, vinegar and lemon slices in a large stainless or enamel pot.
  • Bring to a boil, cover and boil for 5 min.
  • Add enough pears to create a single layer in liquid and poach for 7 min-drain with slotted spoon and place in a large bowl.
  • Repeat until all pears are poached.
  • Pour the liquid over poached pears, cover and let stand 18-24 hours in a cool spot.
  • Remove pears and discard spice bag and lemons.
  • Bring liquid to a boil.
  • Pack pears into clean, hot jars.
  • Pour boiling liquid to cover leaving 1/2 inch head space.
  • Remove bubbles and seal.
  • Process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes at altitudes up to 1000 feet.
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