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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.
Pears are picked mature but unripe and need to be ripened on the counter before they're sweet enough to eat. "Check the neck" to tell if they're ready.
Pick up a few varieties of these delicate Autumn gems next time you're at the market.
Make this healthy, textured salad for the holidays and throughout the winter months.
It appears that pears are everywhere — but are they the new apples?
Also known as “apple pears” these crunchy, yet juicy fruits are a seasonal treat to savor! Gobble ‘em up while you can.
Start the new year off right with an easy-to-make, delicious, healthy and party-ready appetizer: pears wrapped in hummus and turkey.
Make homemade pear chutney to serve with chicken or pork, with a cheese plate, over yogurt or on a sandwich.