When I was a girl, we had a lot of pear trees. This recipe was one that my mother made often for us. I still remember how good those pears tasted.
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 4 medium ripe pears, peeled, quartered and cored
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- In a large skillet, place pears in water. Cover and cook over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until tender. Turn the pears over.
- Combine sugar and ginger; sprinkle over pears. Cover and cook 5-10 minutes longer. Serve warm. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Gingered Pears in Country Extra May 2004, p51