Orange Poached Pears
Amount Measure Ingredient — Preparation Method
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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