Poached Pears In Wine
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Title: Poached pears in wine
Yield: 1 Servings
4 Bosc pears -- firm * see
1 bottle Zinfandel wine
1 c sugar
1 1/2 c water
1 vanilla bean
1/3 lb Gorgonzola dolce
1/4 c pecans, toasted -- coarsely
Peel the pears, core them from the bottom, leaving the stems on. In a
large saucepan, add all of the ingredients except the pears and bring
to a boil. Reduce the heat and add the pears, and simmer until the
pears are tender, yet slightly firm in the center, about 30 minutes.
Remove the pears, peppercorns and vanilla bean, and bring the mixture
to a boil and cook over medium heat until the liquid is reduced to a
When the pears are cool, fill the cores with the cheese, place on the
serving plate and drizzle withsauce. Top with toasted pecans.
ASIAN PEAR SALSA
Substitute Asian pears for pears or apples in your favorite fruit
salsa recipe. Use mint instead of cilantro.
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