Making homemade compotes is so easy and good way of preparing your food way ahead until you serve it. Harvest ripe fruits and cook delicious compotes and you always will have the best taste through the whole year no matter which season. Combine it in summer with ice cream and in winter with baked goods, add it to your cereals or create new dishes. Try it also with other fruits like quinces or plums. This recipe is a winner.
Peel the apple and pear and cut of the ends. Then dice the pear and apple.
Set a saucepan on the stove over medium heat. Place fruit into the saucepan and add the canning sugar. Add the tarragon and stir. Add the salt and deglaze with lemon juice. Bring to boil and stir often. Allow the compote to reduce. Then remove the tarragon. Fill the compote into canning jars. Serve warm or keep on a shelf.