poached pears

8 Ways To Use Juicy, Seasonal Pears Tonight

From savory to sweet, sandwich to dessert and more
Sep 23, 2014 1:00 pm

Just because stone fruit and melons are disappearing from the markets doesn't mean baking with fruit is over til next year. If you've never experienced the silky, velvety, fruity flavor that pears lend to your favorite baked goods, now's the time to go all in. Feel like something a little heavier? The other thing that pears are good for is meat. Use them in a sweet glaze for a standing rib roast or to add complexity to a hearty roast beef sandwich. Here are our 8 favorite ways to work this seasonal fruit into your game.

5 Recipes In Season Right Now: Pears

Delicious pear recipes for the peak of the season
Sep 19, 2013 12:00 pm

Pears are ripe and abundant at farmer's markets during this time of the year. Head over to the stands and pick up a few for these delicious seasonal recipes. If you prefer a creamy pear, go for the Bartlett, or for a crunchy bite, load up on the Bosc. From savory sandwiches, to cocktails and dessert, pears are making their way into our kitchen in a big way this fall. 

Thai Iced Tea French Toast

Thai tea French toast with poached pears to boot
Dec 23, 2012 10:02 am
Photo: Noah Fecks

This recipe is an example of how Ngam chef Hong Thaimee introduces New Yorkers to traditional Thai flavors through the lens of a professional American kitchen. Spiced and warming Thai tea is infused into fresh pears and egg custard. The seasonal brunch treat is topped with sweet condensed milk and poached pears.

Perfect Poached Pears Recipe

Bramble sauce and thick clotted cream to boot
Nov 7, 2012 12:01 pm
Photo: David Loftus

Some people say it’s hard for fruit-based desserts to hit that pleasure spot in the same way a cake or pudding can, but honestly these poached pears with this syrupy brambley sauces are really heavenly, and actually very convenient for something like a dinner party.

Poached Pear Packages Recipe

Poached pears in a delightfully deep-fried pastry
Jan 3, 2012 3:01 pm
poached pear packages
Photo: Martin Brigdale

Crisp on the outside, meltingly soft within, these hot little packages are delectable. They can be prepared several hours in advance, up to the stage where you cook them, and the pears can be poached a day ahead.

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