Gourmet Ginger Pears

Preparation info
  • Makes

    7 pints

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Serve as a relish with meats; as a luscious spread on toast


  • 4 lbs. fresh pears
  • c. finely chopped ginger root (2 oz</


  • Wash, peel, quarter and core pears. (If extra large, cut them into eighths.)
  • Soak ginger in lemon juice while soaking pears.
  • Add sugar to pears and mix well to coat each piece. Cover and let stand overnight or 6 to 8 hours.
  • Stir lemon-soaked ginger into pears.
  • Cook, uncovered, over medium-low heat until pears are tender and clear, ab