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Poached Fruit In Ginger Syrup

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Ingredients
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange zest strip 3 Inch (Colored Part Of The Rind,1 Strip)
  Lemon rind strip 2 Inch (1 Strip)
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 1 , cracked
  Minced ginger/1 teaspoon ground ginger 4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Granny smith apples/Mcintosh apples 2 Medium, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  Bosc pears/Anjou pear 2 Medium, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  Raisins/Diced dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon zest/Orange zest 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1 ln a large stainless steel or enameled saucepan, bring the water, sugar, orange zest, lemon zest, orange juice, cinnamon stick, and ginger to a boil over moderately high heat.
Lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
2 Add the apples to the liquid and simmer for 3 minutes.
Add the pears and simmer 2 to 3 minutes more or until just tender.
Stir in the raisins and let the mixture cool.
3 Pourthe syrup through a sieve into a small bowl and discard the cinnamon sticks and strips of zest.
Transfer the fruit to a serving dish.
Return the syrup to the saucepan and cook over moderate heat for 5 minutes or until reduced to 1/2 cup.
Add the lemon juice and rind and pour the syrup over the fruit.
Chill, covered, for 2 hours or overnight.
Spoon into dishes and garnish with strips of zest if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Poached

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