Spicy Pickled Pear Recipe

This Spicy Pickled Pear Recipe is a low-cost and delicious homemade holiday food gift you can make during the holiday season.
By the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Editors
November/December 1977

This Spicy Pickled Pear Recipe is a perfect homemade food gift for the holiday season.
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Make this Spicy Pickled Pear Recipe to give as a homemade holiday food gift everyone will appreciate.

Spicy Pickled Pear Recipe

Drain one 29-ounce can of Bartlett pear halves and reserve 1 cup of the syrup. Mix the reserved syrup with 3/4 cup of honey, 1/4 cup of vinegar, 1 teaspoon of whole cloves, and 1 stick of cinnamon. Simmer 10 minutes, then add the pear halves (cut into lengthwise slices), and heat thoroughly. Refrigerate several hours and serve with meat or poultry.


Read more about making holiday food gifts and recipes: Homemade Holiday Food Gift Ideas.








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