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Poached Pears

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Category: Fruit, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Sticks cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Whole cloves
  • 1/2 ts Allspice berries
  • 1 qt Dry white wine
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar
  • 6 Pears


Tie spices loosely in a cheesecloth bag. Add to wine and sugar in a
large kettle. Bring just to boiling, turn heat to low, and simmer 5-10
Peel, core, and halve pears and place in simmering wine mixture. Simmer
10 minutes, remove from heat. Allow to steep in wine at least 20 minutes.
May be served warm or chilled.
NOTES : For a non-alcoholic version, use unsweetened sparkling cider in
place of wine.

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