And when you are coming to the end of the road with pears.......
Gingered Pear Jam
Add ginger and citrus and enhance flavour of this pear jam.
3 pounds of pears
½ cup diced candied ginger
1 package powdered (1¾ oz.) fruit pectin
5 cups sugar
Core and finely dice pears to make 4 cups. Put orange and lemon through food chopper, or process coarsely. Combine pears, orange, lemon, candied ginger and fruit pectin. Bring to boil. Add sugar and bring back to full rolling boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat and skim with metal spoon. Cool 5 minutes, skim again. Put in sterilized jars and seal. Process according to manufacturer's directions
Always be sure to use ripe pears
This is such a great photo thanks Cheryl
[photo creditfree range living]