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Poached Pears Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lydia Brown
Added: Sunday, March 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Bosc pears
1 cup red wine
1/2 can sugar
2 whole cloves
1 piece cinnamon stick
4 allspice berries
1 pinch nutmeg
1 pod cardamom, crushed

Directions:
Directions:
Peel, halve and core pears. Set aside. Combine rest of ingredients in a glass measure and microwave for 3 minutes. Stir, cover with plastic wrap and cook for 5 minutes longer. Arrange pears in a microwave safe dish, cored side up. Strain reserved liquid over the pears. Cover with plastic wrap and cook in microwave for 12 minutes. Cool in syrup.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
To poach in white wine: Follow same procedure, substituting 1 piece of orange peel and 1 of lemon peel and 1 clove for each pear instead of other seasonings. Prepared in a 850 watt oven. Adjust time or power according to the wattage of your oven.

 

 

 

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