Bring to a boil then reduce heat and let it simmer for 30-60 minutes. ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes Reduce the heat and simmer, with the lid cracked open, for about an hour and a half. Place the pears into a large pot with the juice, water, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. peel the zest from the navel orange into thin long strips and add to pear juice Cover the pot and bring the cider to a low boil over high heat. Ingredients 16 whole allspice 8 whole cloves 4 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks 6 cups unsweetened pear juice 2 cups pear nectar Quarter the pears and remove any seeds and stems.