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Pear Relish


Pear Relish is very good with meats or vegetables.


  • 12 pounds hard pears (about 40), peeled, cored and quartered
  • 2 pounds onions, peeled and quartered
  • 4 green bell peppers, seeded and quartered
  • 5 cups white vinegar
  • 4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons whole mixed pickling spice
  • 2 tablespoons turmeric


  1. Run pears, onions and peppers through food grinder. Drain off all liquid.
  2. Combine vinegar, sugar, salt, pickling spice and turmeric. Boil 10 minutes.
  3. Add pears, onions and peppers. Boil 15 minutes.
  4. Spoon into hot jars and seal quickly.

Yield: 8 to 9 pints

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