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Pear preserves Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Tucker ( In Memory Nell Smith )
Added: Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 qt. pears, sliced or chopped
3 C. Water or Juice
4 1/2 C. Sugar
6 slices of lemon ( optional )

Directions:
Directions:
Pare Fruit. If hard, cook until tender in water. Make syrup of liquid and sugar; add fruit to partly cooled liquid syrup and bring gently to a boil. Add lemon if desired. Boil rapidly until clear and tender. Let stand in syrup to cool. Reheat to boiling. Pour into jars to within 1/2 inch of top. Put on cap tightly. Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Ten 8oz. jars
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was one of many gotten over the years from Nell Smith. Nell worked at Jimmie Tucker Trucking for 21 years before retiring. She was our dear friend, she was family. Nell died this year ( 2006 ) but she lives on in our hearts as do other members of our families and friends. Donna

 

 

 

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