Pears from the backyard

I finally got to use my Apple Longaberger basket for something it was sorta made for!

Collected pears last night…at least the ones on the lower branches. I need another ladder for the top ones.

Now I have to figure out what exactly I will make with them, here are a few ideas:

Spiced Pear Jam
Pear Butter
Pear Preserves
Autumn Cranberry Pear Jam
Ginger Pear Marmalade

I’m pretty sure I have enough to make two batches…I’m leaning towards the Spiced Pear Jam and the Autumn Cranberry Pear Jam.

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6 thoughts on “Pears from the backyard

  1. The basket is beautiful. Mine is full of beautiful books about apples. It makes a pretty display. We lost our crop of pears from the effects of Irene. Save a few pears and make a tart. The flavor will be incredible.

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