Tag: pears

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Fruited Wild Rice

Ingredients: 1 acorn squash, halved and seeds removed 1 cup cooked wild rice 1 Bosc pear, cubed 1/4 cup slivered almonds 1/4 cup dried, sweetened cranberries Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Place the acorn squash on the parchment, flesh-side down. Bake 25 minutes. Meanwhile, […]

Ginger Spiced Cranberry-Asian Pear Butter

Ingredients: 4 1/2 lbs Asian pears, sliced and cored* (about 4 large) 8 cups fresh cranberries 3/4 cup pear cider or water 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 3/4 cup dark brown sugar (or more to taste) 2 tablespoons rye Directions: Place all ingredients in a 6 quart slow cooker. The […]

Awesomely Spiced Pear Butter

Ingredients: 10-12 Bartlett pears, sliced 1 cup pear cider 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 stick cinnamon 2 inch chunk fresh ginger, peeled 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon lemon peel (powdered) 1/4 teaspoon allspice splash dark rum (optional) Directions: Place all ingredients in a 4 quart slow cooker. […]

Pear & Yogurt Bundt Cake

Ingredients: 6 eggs, at room temperature 3 cups flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 quart canned pears, drained and diced 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup pear cider 16 oz full fat Greek or Mediterranean style yogurt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 tablespoon vanilla/rye/bourbon […]

Roasted Pork & Asian Pears

Ingredients: 4 Asian pears (I used Saitama), peeled and sliced 2 1/2 lb boneless pork roast 1/2 lb pearl onions* 2 tablespoon five spice powder 1/2 cup white wine or shaoxing sea salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Sprinkle the pork on all sides […]

Autumnal Turkey Chili

Ingredients: 3 cups cubed cooked turkey breast 30 oz canned kidney beans, drained 15 oz canned cubed tomatoes 6 ounces tomato paste 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 onion, diced 1 (jarred) fire roasted red pepper 1 chipotle chile pepper in adobo, minced 1 Bosc pear, diced 1 large carrot, diced […]

Pears in Sweet Tea Syrup

Ingredients: 10 Bartlett pears 5 cups water 2 cups sugar 3 Tazo Vanilla Rooibos tea bags Directions: Prep 3 quart jars. Peel, core and halve the pears. If you’d like, float them in water mixed with Fruit Fresh or lemon juice, to help retain their color. Pack them into the […]

Pear & Cranberry Bread

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 cup fresh cranberries 1/2 cup light brown sugar 3/4 cup pureed Bosc pears 1/3 cup buttermilk 1 egg, at room temperature 5 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 2 […]

Pear Butter

Ingredients: 9 red or green Bartlett pears, sliced 1 cup pear cider 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon cardamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon mace Directions: Place all ingredients in a slow cooker. Cook on low for 10-12 hours. Uncover and cook on low […]

Carmelized Pears

Ingredients: 4 pears, cored* and halved lengthwise sugar Directions: Sprinkle about a 1/4- 1/3 cup of sugar on a plate. Heat a large skillet. Press cut side of each halved pear in sugar. Place each pear half on the skillet, sugar side down, cook until beginning to brown, 7 to […]