pear sauce

What: spiced pear butter Main ingredients and where I got them:  Henry’s mom gave me a box of comice pears harvested off a tree in the yard of an abandoned house across the street from her place. How much: 7-8 cups Recipe:  ripe pears whole or ground spices (star anise, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon stick, vanilla bean, […]


What: apple and pear sauce Main ingredients and where I got them: For the applesauce, I used mostly windfall ‘Gravensteins’ from Carol and Stu‘s tree and some ‘Kings’ (pictured below) that Henry brought home from a horseshoeing client’s house. I picked a big box of ‘Bartlett’ pears from my parents’ tree for the pear sauce. How much: […]


Pear Sauce

October 3, 2011 · 6 comments

                          Okay, so I’m back to food preservation even though it’s not officially “Food Preservation Week” anymore. I’ve got a bit of a backlog of potential blog posts, many of them food related because that’s what’s been taking over my life lately. Bear […]