Does anybody have Recipes using pears preferably preserving them as chutney/pickles etc?
Ginger and pear chutney recipe that my gran used 10 cups peeled chopped pears 4 cups granulated sugar 1 cup seedless raisins 1 cup finely chopped crystallized ginger 3 cups cider vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1. In large preserving kettle or dutch oven, combine all ingredients and bring to a boil, stirring frequently. 2. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 1 1/2 hours, continuing to stir occasionally. 3. Remove from heat and pour into hot, sterilized jars, leaving 1/8 inch headspace. 4. Seal immediately, let cool, label, and store in cool, dry, dark place. 5. To prepare the jars, I first wash them in the dishwasher, or in the sink with very hot, soapy water, then rinse them well and put them in a warm oven, taking the jars out one or two at a time when filling them. 6. I soak the lids in very hot water and put them immediately from the hot water onto the filled jars, making sure the rims of the jars are clea