Baked Fresh Pears
|Bartlett pears/Bosc pears||5 (about 2 pound)|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Peel, halve and remove cores from pears neatly with a sharp spoon or melon-ball cutter.
Arrange cut-side down in baking dish and sprinkle with sugar and lemon juice.
Pour water around them and dot pears with butter.
Cover and bake in a moderately slow oven (325° F.) until pears are soft,' from 3/4 to 1 hour depending on type of pear.
If preferred, the pears may be cored and left whole like baked apples.