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what to make with pears

 I would like to know what i could make with pears for instance is there a recipe for pear struddel like the peach struddel you posted in the paper if so i would greatly appreciate the recipe

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http://www.calpear.com/cns_rec.cfm# is a source of recipes for pears, lots to pick from and get ideas. www.calpear.com also has ripening guide and other info--great source!

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I like to use pears when baking a ham. One masterpiece for a Christmas dinner was a whole ham, cooked,then deboned, sliced with pear slices placed between each ham slice. Magnificent!

I've found a tree to pick in a residential area, just loaded with hundreds of pears. I'm looking forward to a peary nice winter!

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You can also make pear butter - like apple butter.  Pear preserves are good as well.  And if I remember correctly, I also made pear chutney years ago that the family loved!

Cindy/KS

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My mother used to make a variation of pineapple upside down cake with pears.  It was a dark cake----spice, molasses, or gingerbread-----forget which, but it was wonderful with the pears.   Also, she canned pear halves----some regular, but some with cinnamin or cloves-----with red or green coloring added----to be used on festive occasions during  the winter.  Have no recipes, just wonderful memories.   ~CS~

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"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift... that's why they call it the present."

They are good cooked in a skillet with a little butter and brown sugar, then sprinkled with cinnamon.  YUM!

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Shellyj, 

     I just found the struddle recipe for pears, too.

                              Becky

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Shellyj,

      I would look in the recipes if you haven't already. I have fresh pear pie recipe if you would like it. Let me know. 

                                  Becky