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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
From Southern Living Holiday Meals 1982
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Pears in Red Wine <ref>{{cite book|last=Grausman|first=Richard |title=French Classics Made Easy |year=1988|publisher=Thomas Allen & Son Limited|isbn=978-0-7611-5854-7|pages=284-285}}</ref> <ref>{{cite book|last=Woodward|first=Sarah |title=the food of france |year=2006|publisher=Kyle Cathie Limited|isbn=978-1-904920-43-4|pages=136-137}}</ref> aka poires au vin rouge, is a common dessert dish, use good wine!
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* Yield: 6 servings
 
  
 
== Ingredients ==  
 
== Ingredients ==  
* 6 medium [[pear]]s
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*4 slightly under-ripe pears (Bartletts are best)
* 2 cups [[red wine]]
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*3 tbsp brown sugar
* 1½ cups [[water]]
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*red wine (good quality, robust)
* ½ cup [[sugar]]
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*1 cinnamon stick
* ½ cup firmly packed [[brown sugar]]
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*2 cloves
* 3 [[lemon]] slices
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*4 peppercorns
* 3 [[orange]] slices
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*several pieces of orange zest
* [[orange rind]] strips (optional)
 
  
 
== Procedures ==
 
== Procedures ==
# Peel pears, removing core from bottom and leaving stems intact.
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# Peel the pears, leaving stalks.
# Slice about ¼ inch from base of each pear so they will sit flat.
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# Place into a pan where they will fit snugly.
# Combine next 6 ingredients in a dutch oven over medium heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
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# Sprinkle with sugar.
# Place pears in Dutch oven in upright position; cover and continue to cook 40 minutes or until pears are tender.
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# Pour in red wine to cover.
# Remove from heat; allow to cool.
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# Include cinnamon sticks, cloves, peppercorns and orange zest.
# Cover and refrigerate several hours.
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# Bring to boil.
# To serve, spoon pears and syrup into serving dishes; garnish with a strip of orange rind, if desired.
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# Cover and let simmer for ~23 min.
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# Turn the pears multiple times during simmering, testing with a fork.
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# Leave to cool in the pan with the liquids.
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# Before serving boil down the spiced red wine.
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# Strain the wine.
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# Pour over the pears and serve.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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[[Category:North American cuisine]]
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[[Category:European cuisine]]
 
[[Category:Dessert Recipes]]
 
[[Category:Dessert Recipes]]
 
[[Category:Pear Recipes]]
 
[[Category:Pear Recipes]]

Revision as of 14:56, 24 September 2012

Description

Pears in Red Wine [1] [2] aka poires au vin rouge, is a common dessert dish, use good wine!

Ingredients

  • 4 slightly under-ripe pears (Bartletts are best)
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • red wine (good quality, robust)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cloves
  • 4 peppercorns
  • several pieces of orange zest

Procedures

  1. Peel the pears, leaving stalks.
  2. Place into a pan where they will fit snugly.
  3. Sprinkle with sugar.
  4. Pour in red wine to cover.
  5. Include cinnamon sticks, cloves, peppercorns and orange zest.
  6. Bring to boil.
  7. Cover and let simmer for ~23 min.
  8. Turn the pears multiple times during simmering, testing with a fork.
  9. Leave to cool in the pan with the liquids.
  10. Before serving boil down the spiced red wine.
  11. Strain the wine.
  12. Pour over the pears and serve.

References

  1. Grausman, Richard (1988). French Classics Made Easy. Thomas Allen & Son Limited. pp. 284-285. ISBN 978-0-7611-5854-7. 
  2. Woodward, Sarah (2006). the food of france. Kyle Cathie Limited. pp. 136-137. ISBN 978-1-904920-43-4.