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Spice House Pears Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Treva Jackson
Added: Friday, January 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 pears, peeled
1 lemon, peeled and juiced, reserve both
1 bottle dry white wine
1 1/2 cups sugar
4 star anise
1 vanilla bean
2 cinnamon sticks 1/4 tsp. saffron threads

Directions:
Directions:
Place pears in lemon water to prevent discoloring.

Combine wine, 1 cup water, sugar, star anise, vanilla bean, cinnamon, and lemon peel in a large saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat, add pears, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove pears and cool.

Raise the heat and bring poaching syrup to slow boil, crumbel in saffron, and reduce liquid to 3 cups.

Cool the syrup, add pears, and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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