1 can pears -- (29 ounce) drained (reserve 1/2 cup syrup)
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup eau de vie de poire* --
or pear brandy
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
For sorbet: Combine all ingredients in processor and puree until smooth.
Turn into ice cream maker and process according to manufacturer's
instructions. Transfer to plastic container and freeze 3 hours.
*Available at most liquor stores