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Home-Style Pear Sauce
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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9 pounds Bartlett pears -- peeled, cored
and sliced
1 cup water
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon - (to 2) -- (optional)

Combine pears, water and lemon juice in a heavy bottomed 8-quart pan.
Bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until
soft, stirring often (about 30 minutes). Add sugar and cinnamon, bring to
a boil. If too chunky put it thru a food mill.

Fill prepared hot jars with hot sauce, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Gently
run a narrow nonmetallic spatula between sauce and jars to release air
bubbles. Wipe rims clean; top with hot lids, then firmly screw on bands.

Process in boiling water bath for 15 minutes for pints, 20 minutes for

This recipe yields 4 pints or 2 quarts.

Comments: This sauce is a wonderful gift for the holidays. Some years I
give them all away and have none for myself. Also you may want to change
the amount of sugar depending on your taste.

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