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Freezing Pears

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Fresh pears can easily be frozen for future in a variety of recipes. So if you grow your own or have stocked up on sale fruit, consider freezing your excess pears. This is a guide about freezing pears.
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August 31, 2011

Can I freeze pears and if so how?

By Terry L

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September 1, 20110 found this helpful

These directions are pretty clear.......you can sugar pack or dry pack them. But they say it is better to sugar pack them.

http://www.pick  eezing_pears.htm

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March 12, 20130 found this helpful

How do I freeze pears?

By Barry

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By 0 found this helpful
October 8, 2010

I would like to know how to freeze pears?

By William from Co. Clare, Ireland

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October 8, 20100 found this helpful

I would like information on freezing pears.

By Sue from CO

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Freezing Pears

Here are a couple of links that will give you all the info you need:

hubpages.com

extension.usu.edu (09/10/2010)

By Deeli

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September 8, 20100 found this helpful

Can pears be frozen?

June from Ascot, Berkshire, England

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Freezing Pears

I don't know how they are frozen raw, but I have made lots of cooked pear pie filling and frozen it and it was great. (09/01/2006)

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By Ann

Freezing Pears

This site should help you:

pickyourown.org

God bless. (09/01/2006)

By Lucinda

Freezing Pears

No they don't freeze. Like celery, the shape of the cell that makes up pears causes breakdown when it's frozen. Courtsey of my Home Ec teacher in ~~ 1956. They do can well, pear preserves and pear butter/honey is wonderful.
Good luck. (09/01/2006)

By 2oma

Freezing Pears

I have 2 large pear trees. Select firm pears. I make a syrup of white grape concentrate, and dilute it according to directions. (may need a little more concentrate to make it sweet enough). I add this (plus 3/4 teas. ascorbic acid to a quart of syrup) to a kettle of quartered or sliced pears, bring to boil, boil 2 minutes and ladle into freezer containers. (A six quart kettle needs 3 cups liquid.) (11/10/2008)

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By Verna M. U.

Freezing Pears

I peel and cut up the pears. Put them in a large pan and cover them up with water. I add Splenda, but you could use sugar. I don't really measure I just put in what I think looks good. I also add cinnamon and a touch of vanilla. I let that boil for about 3 minutes. Then I get some of the juice out and mix with cornstarch and add to pears while boiling. Repeat this last step until you get the thickness that you like. Cool then put into freezer bags before freezing. I use this to make pear cobblers. (08/25/2009)

By Crsimerley

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