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Nell Dillow Thomas' Pickled Pears

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Cooking Methodpoaching

CostInexpensive

Total Timehalf-day

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Kid FriendlyYes

One Pot MealYes

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Moodadventurous

Taste and Texturespiced, sweet

Type of DishCondiments

Ingredients

  • About 16 Kiefer or other hard winter pears-peeled, cored and cut into medium-thin slices (4 cups)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 4 cups cider vinegar
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pickling spices
  • 3 quart-size or 6 pint-size sterilized canning jars

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, toss the sliced pears with the lemon juice so they do not discolor.

  2. In a heavy non-aluminum kettle, combine the pears with the remaining ingredients and 1 cup of cold water.

  3. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to low and simmer the pears for about 45 minutes, or until almost tender.

  4. Place the pears in sterilized jars, dividing the spices among the jars.

  5. Add syrup to reach ½-inch from the top.

  6. Seal the jars at once.

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