Preserved Seckel Pears Recipe
• 4 quarts very ripe sickle pears
• Cold water
• Juice of 1 lemon
• 3 pints sugar
• 3 pints water
1. Peel pears neatly, and drop them into cold water, to which lemon juice has been added.
2. In preserving kettle, place sugar and 3 pints water; boil to form syrup. Remove black scum. Add pears and cook until tender.
3. Place pears and syrup in 4 quart jars (or 8 pint jars). Close at once and set upside down to cool.