This Pear Preserves Jam Canning Homemade Vintage Recipe is deliciously old fashioned and wonderful. You can’t buy such a fabulous flavor, you have to make it in your kitchen with 3 simple ingredients.
3 cups of sugar
2 cups of water
8 cups peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped pears
Combine sugar and water in a large Dutch oven; bring mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves.
Cook at a rolling boil 5 minutes. Add pears and simmer 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until pears are transparent.
Quickly spoon pears into hot sterilized jars. If necessary, boil syrup 3 to 5 minutes longer or until thickened. Pour over fruit, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Cover at once with metal lids, and screw metal bands tight. Process in boiling water bath canning pot for 10 minutes.
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