poached pears

5 Recipes In Season Right Now: Pears

Delicious pear recipes for the peak of the season
Sep 19, 2013 1:00 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 11:02 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 1:01 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 4:01 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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