Bosc pears have a more firm, dense flesh than other pear varieties, so they are ideal for use in baking, broiling or poaching. They retain their shape and texture better than other varieties, and their flavor is less likely to be overwhelmed by the use of strong spices like cinnamon, clove or nutmeg.
What can I serve poached pears with?
Poach some pears and serve them up with Chenin Blanc, sweet Semillon, demi-sec (sweet) Champagne, or a Moscato d’Asti. These are perfect wines to accompany fruit-based desserts and they work because they have lively personalities that compliment the textures and flavors of the poached pears.
What to make with canned pears?
Freeze one can of slide pears in juice until solid and then blend with 1.5 cups of sugar-free lemonade and 6-ounces of low-fat or nonfat yogurt for a refreshing drink. Puree canned pears to add to soups as a thickener or even to smoothies and salad dressings.
How do you cook pears?
Directions Preheat oven to 400º. In a medium bowl, combine oats, almonds, brown sugar, cinnamon, and a pinch of salt. Spoon into pear halves. Bake until pears are soft, 35 to 40 minutes. Top with a small scoop of vanilla ice cream and serve warm.
What are pear recipes?
Preheat a grill to medium-high heat. Cut pears into thick slices (4 to 5 per pear). Place slices evenly in a large pan or bowl. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Pour melted butter over pears. Add brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla to pan and mix until pears are thoroughly coated with the mixture.
What to serve with poached pears?
Show-stopping Red Wine Poached Pears with Vanilla topped with ice cream and madagascar vanilla honey almonds, the perfect winter dessert. Combine wine, sugar, orange peel, orange juice and vanilla in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
What do you serve with spice pears?
While being poached, the pear absorbs the sweetness and spice from the sugar, wine, cinnamon and peppercorn. It makes an easy, yet elegant, dessert that’s perfect for a special night. Saucy Spiced Pears. We serve these tangy, saucy pears over angel food cake, pound cake or with a little yogurt or vanilla ice cream.
What to serve with pear pancakes?
Poached in wine sauce. Tossed into salad. Paired with pork tenderloin. Any way you slice ’em, pears lend a mellow flavor to both sweet and savory dishes that can’t be beat. These fresh pear recipes prove it. Whenever I serve this fruity pancake, people think I slaved for hours.
What to do with poached pears in red wine?
These poached pears in red wine are the perfect way to finish the day. They go great with a scoop or two of vanilla ice cream. By the time the pears are cooked, they will be incredibly tender and loaded with flavor. They will have also taken on the lovely color of the red wine.