Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Honey Ginger Pear Butter
Small-batch ginger pear butter: surprisingly quick, easy, and delicious. Yields 4 8-oz jars.
Juicy pears are steeped with chai spices then cooked down into a rich, decadent fruit butter. A flexible recipe that can be tucked away in the refrigerator or water bath canned.
Sugar Free Pepper Pear and Lemon Spread perfect on toast in the morning or with cheese and crackers and a glass of wine at the end of the day.
Warren pears are smooth, sweet, and buttery. The brown sugar caramelizes, which lends the pear butter a lightly toasted flavor with rummy overtones.
Pear Butter is perfect simply spread on a sliced muffin or a scone. Feel free to play with the spices and tailor them to your tastes!
Pear honey: Not actually honey but a sweet jam with a hint of ginger -- use it as a breakfast spread, on a cheeseplate or with roasted meats.
Pear butter in the crockpot: fabulous and fuss-free! From chopped pears to smooth, dark, subtly spiced spread, the slow cooker is the perfect tool.
Roasted pear and cardamom butter -- just as good on a cheese plate as it is slathered on toast. Add a little savoriness to your fruit butter this year!
Easy, easy, easy! Make this simple pear butter and let your crock pot do all of the work!