Orange Poached Pears

          Orange Poached Pears 

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient — Preparation Method 

——–  ————  ——————————– 

   1 1/2  cups          sugar 

   1                    cinnamon stick 

                        Peel from 1/2 orange 

                        Juice of 1/2 orange 

   8                    small pears 

1. In a medium saucepan, bring 4 cups water, sugar, cinnamon stick, orange 

peel, and orange juice to a boil. 

2. Peel the pears, leaving the stem intact. Core the pears from the bottom 

using a corer or vegetable peeler. 

3. Add the pears to the simple syrup, and reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook 

until the pears are tender, but not mushy, about 15 minutes. Chill the pears 

in the syrup

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