see bitter melon
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Perk up your salads, appetizers or just a simple cheese-and-cracker plate. You can do a lot more with pears than snacking (but that’s still a good way to eat ‘em).
There’s a lot folks don’t show enough love to this underappreciated fruit. Find out what you've been missing.
Make this healthy, textured salad for the holidays and throughout the winter months.
Make homemade pear chutney to serve with chicken or pork, with a cheese plate, over yogurt or on a sandwich.
Also known as “apple pears” these crunchy, yet juicy fruits are a seasonal treat to savor! Gobble ‘em up while you can.
It appears that pears are everywhere — but are they the new apples?
Poached pears are the perfect fall dessert: They showcase the flavor (and shape) of whatever kind of pear you choose, and they fill the house with an intoxicating aroma as they steep. I'm making vanilla- and grapefruit-flavored poached pears this week, but don't stop there -- here are five ways to flavor poached pears.
Start the new year off right with an easy-to-make, delicious, healthy and party-ready appetizer: pears wrapped in hummus and turkey.
Ready in just 45 minutes, this easy but elegant dish features portobello mushrooms, muenster cheese and breadcrumbs baked inside delicate, flaky pastry.