Tree is in Sioux Falls South Dakota and is loaded with pears.  The pears are still hard on the tree but they are falling off.  Do you pick the pears hard and then they ripen?  If so, how do you ripen them?

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Put unwashed pears in a brown paper bag and use clothes pins to hold it closed on the counter top until ripen.  Then wash as needed to eat.
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