Joey's StoryMy pear tree is loaded this year, they aren't large pears;but there is a gracious plenty of them. I especially liked the fact that this recipe was low in sugar.....for a jam.
I got this recipe from the book "Preserving Made Easy, Small Batches and Simple Techniques" by Ellie Topp and Margaret Howard.
peeled, cored, diced pears
1 3/4 c
1Peel, core and dice pears.
Chop cranberrys in food processor.
Frozen cranberrys are very noisy.....you might want ear protection, I did!
2In a large heavy pan combine the pears, cranberrys, water and lemon rind. Bring it to a boil. Reduce heat. Cook 5 min.
3Gradually add in the lemon juice and sugar.
Boil rapidly for 15 minutes.
Process 10 minutes.
4I didn't put in the usual steps for water bath canning. Sterilizing the jars, lids and rings;but you need to do that as usual.
About this Recipe
Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
jamie Beecham jamie4cakes - Aug 10, 2012
Thsnks Joey its a keeper.
Dorothy Curtis CanbyDorothy - Aug 10, 2012
Melissa Payne mamapayne1 - Aug 26, 2012
you dont use any pectin? just checking, sounds wonderful want to make this for the holidays
Joey Wolf 8of10 - Aug 27, 2012
it hasn't needed it, the pears have a natural pectin in them I'm guessing. It has really been one of the simplest jams to make.
Melissa Payne mamapayne1 - Oct 18, 2012
thanks sounds so easy, I have made 8 different kinds of jam in the last 2 months for my business, everything form Hot pepper, to blueberry lime to apple cinnamon. So this sounds easy and inexpensive to make, :)