Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

In a medium sauce pan combine the wine, water and sugar. Bring mixture to a simmer and stir until sugar dissolves. Stir in orange rind, cinnamon stick and clove. Peel the pears leaving the stems on and arrange them in poaching liquid. Reduce heat to medium so that liquid is simmering. Occasionally rotate the pears. Pears are done when they are soft to the core when stuck with a knife. Remove pears to a bowl with a slotted spoon. Return liquid to a boil and cook until syrupy. Serve each pear with the reduced poaching liquid as a sauce and garnish with toasted almonds;

Best of Food Network 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Giant Chocolate Lava Cake 00:36

Create this cake's lava center by burying ice cream bars in the batter.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Poached Pears in Honey, Ginger and Cinnamon Syrup

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Perfect Poached Eggs

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Apple and Pear Crisp

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Southern Red Velvet Cake

Recipe courtesy of Cakeman Raven

Red Beans and Rice

Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Sauteed Red Cabbage

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Roasted Red Peppers

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Mum's Everyday Red Lentils

Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira

Browse Reviews By Keyword