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       Title: French Pear Pie
  Categories: Desserts, Fruits, Pies
       Yield: 6 servings
       6 c  Bartlett Pears; *
     1/2 ts Lemon Rind
       3 tb Orange Juice; Frozen, Conc.
       1    Unbaked 9-inch Pie Shell
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     3/4 c  Unbleached Flour
       1 ts Cinnamon; Ground
     1/8 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Sugar
     1/2 ts Ginger; Ground
     1/4 c  Butter Or Regular Margarine
   *    The Bartlett Pears should be pared and thinly sliced.
   +++ Combine the pears, orange juice concentrate and lemon rind in a
   bowl and toss lightly.  Arrange the pear mixture in the unbaked pie
   shell.  Prepare the Spicy Crumb Topping and sprinkle over the pear
   mixture.  Bake in a preheated 400 degree F. oven for 40 minutes or
   until the pears are tender. Cover loosely with aluminum foil after 30
   minutes if the top becomes too brown.  Cool on a wire rack before
   serving. SPICY CRUMB TOPPING: Combine the flour, sugar, spices and
   salt in a bowl.  Cut in the margarine, using a pastry blender, until
   the mixture is crumbly.