In Season: Pears (Slideshow)

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Fall is all about pears

Baked Chicken with Spinach, Pears, and Blue Cheese Recipe

The fall flavor combination of pears and blue cheese brings a seasonal element to an otherwise simple chicken dish.

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Ginger and Jasmine Tea Poached Pears Recipe

Poaching pears in jasmine green tea creates a fragrant and delicate dessert. Serve with your favorite gingersnap cookies on the side.

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Spinach Salad with Pears, Walnuts, and Goat Cheese Recipe

Take advantage of pears in season and try a new variety in this twist on a popular dish. A little sweet pear (or apple or dried fig) makes the dressing especially good.

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Roasted Spiced Sweet Potatoes and Pears Recipe

Warm fall spices and slightly sweet sherry vinegar coat this delicious mixture of cubed sweet potatoes and pears. The flavors of this healthy side dish will complement any holiday roast.

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Tangy Grilled Pork Chops with Pears and Blue Cheese Recipe

We're proud of the hard work we've done to continually raise our standards for raising farm animals. For example, while federal regulations prohibit the use of hormones in raising pigs, we also have these standards: no antibiotics ever, vegetarian diet, raised on family farms, and not restrained in gestation or farrowing crates. Plus, our pork tastes great!

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Quinoa with Watercress, Pears, and Pomegranates Recipe

This dish combines quinoa with the delicious flavor combination of sweet pears, tart pomegranate seeds, and peppery watercress.

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Whole-Wheat German Pancake with Pears Recipe

Serve this big, delightfully puffy pancake right from the skillet, or transfer it to a platter by running a knife around the edges and then loosening the bottom with a spatula before sliding the pancake onto a platter.

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Pear and Almond Tart Recipe

Frangipane, an almond-flavored pastry cream, is matched with pears in this classic French tart.

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