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.
There’s a lot folks don’t show enough love to this underappreciated fruit. Find out what you've been missing.
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).
Make this healthy, textured salad for the holidays and throughout the winter months.
Pick up a few varieties of these delicate Autumn gems next time you're at the market.
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?
Make homemade pear chutney to serve with chicken or pork, with a cheese plate, over yogurt or on a sandwich.
Ready in just 45 minutes, this easy but elegant dish features portobello mushrooms, muenster cheese and breadcrumbs baked inside delicate, flaky pastry.
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.