Prep Time: 1 Hour
Yields: 2-3 Pints
There are numerous pear varieties available for cooking. In Bayou Country the Kiefer pear, which is similar in texture to a raw potato, is harvested around Labor Day. The pear is wonderful as a topping for pancakes, waffles or ice cream. It is also versatile enough to be used for a flavoring in barbecue sauces or game dishes.
6 large cooking pears, peeled and cored
1-2 tbsps fruit fresh or lemon juice
2 cups sugar