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Pears A La Bordelaise

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Pears A La Bordelaise is an amazingly delicious dessert recipe. Try this recipe; I am sure you will have a huge fan following for this one!
  Pears 6
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Red bordeaux wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 3 Inch
  Lemon peel 1 Small, piece
  Cognac 2 Tablespoon

1. Peel and core the pears, cutting each into lengthwise halves. To prevent the pears from darkening, brush them with lemon/juice or drop into water containing a little lemon juice.
2. In a saucepan combine the wine, sugar, cinnamon and lemon peel. Bring to a boil, stirring. Add two or three pear halves at a time and cook gently until tender. Repeat the process until all the pears have been cooked.
3. Cook the syrup until reduced to about one-half the original quantity. Pour over the pears and chill.
4. If desired, add rum before serving. Pour over the pears and ignite at the table.

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Pears A La Bordelaise Recipe