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Orange Poached Pears

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  Ripe pears 6 Medium
  Unsweetened orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grand marnier/Other orange flavored liqueur 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated orange rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon

Peel pears and core from bottom, cutting to, but not through, stem end.
Combine orange juice, liqueur, and orange rind in a large Dutch oven; bring to a boil.
Place pears, stem end up, in Dutch oven; paste pears with juice mixture.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until pears are tender.
Remove pears with a slotted spoon; place in dessert dishes, and set aside .Combine cornstarch and water,- stir well.
Add cornstarch mixture to juice mixture; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
Pour orange sauce evenly over pears.

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Fruit Dessert

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