Maple Poached Pears
Pair them with walnuts and blue cheese for a delicious salad or warm them and use as an ice cream topping. These pears are super versatile and make a delightful addition to many dishes!
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In a pot over medium heat, combine the water, wine, maple syrup, vanilla bean and cinnamon stick and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low to keep the poaching liquid hot
Peel the pears and but in half length-wise. Remove the stem and core with a spoon.
Gently place the pear halves into the poaching liquid and poach until they are just tender when pierced with a pairing knife
When the pears are tender, remove them from the liquid. Liquid may be reserved and reused to make more pears. Store any unused pers in the poaching liquid, tightly covered in the refrigerator