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Poached Seckel Pears

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Ingredients
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped crystallized ginger 2 Tablespoon
  Seckel pears 2 Pound
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Combine water and sugar in a saucepan and cook over a moderate heat until syrup begins to thicken.
Wash pears (do not peel) and drop them into the hot syrup.
Cook over a low heat, basting occasionally, for about 30 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.
Remove from stove and stir in crystallized ginger.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Poached

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