Pear Shopping Tips

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Pear Cooking How-Tos

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

More On Pear

Be sure to peel and cut the pears just before you cook them so they won't have time to turn brown. This recipe goes with Cottage Cheese and Fruit
Chef Jeremiah Tower believes he adapted this light, palate-cleansing dessert from a recipe by Franco-Brazilian chef Claude Troisgros. But he has made it for so long and in so many variations that he can't remember its exact origin any longer.
This is a great way to use ripe or over ripe pears. I had a hard time with submitting it so to clarify, 1-1/2 cups of the pear sauce is used in the bar recipe. You use the other 1-1/2 c of sauce as a garnish.