This short video will show you the lemon peel stitch which is alternating single crochet and double crochet stitches. Need help with single & double crochet? More videos here: http://www.youtube.com/user/JeansMcQueens
Add the water and sugar to a pot and warm over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Add the ginger and cardamom pods. Add the pears and keep to a very low boil. Simmer the pears until cooked through, 15 to 25 minutes, depending on the pears. Remove from heat and let the pears cool in the liquid. The pears will keep for up to 5 days.