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A question about a recipe: Red-Wine Poached Pears

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I have a question about the recipe "Red-Wine Poached Pears " from Kenzi Wilbur . How do you core the pears and leave the stems intact?

asked by Lazyretirementgirl about 3 years ago
3 answers 3665 views
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added about 3 years ago

Use a melon baller (or small metal measuring spoon or similar tool) and go in from the bottom.

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ChefJune

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added about 3 years ago

Use an apple corer and go up from the bottom. Apple corers are just as good for pears!;)

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added about 3 years ago

I agree with June. If you cut a slice off of the bottom of the pear, it will sit up better too when you poach it.