Taunt Emma's Pear Preserves

Course : Fruits
Serves: 8
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4 pounds Hard pears (about 10 -- Pears, de-stemmed, peeled and cut into eighths
4 cups Sugar
1/4 cup Water
1/2 medium Lemon (thinly sliced and -- Seeded)
1 teaspoon Vinegar
4 ounces Pineapple chunks (drain -- Juice)

Preparation / Directions:

Delicious on hot biscuits or for dessert. Place above ingredients in a heavy 3 quart pot. Cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes. Stir occasionally. Sugar will turn into liquid. Lower heat and simmer uncovered, for 2 to 3 hours. Stir occasionally. When done let cool. Spoon pears into jars. Cover pears with syrup. Store in refrigerator. To preserve pears for a long time, follow directions for preserving on preserve jars. Use remaining syrup for pancakes, waffles, or Lost Bread. Makes 3 cups pears and 3 cups syrup.

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