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Pears

Care and Feeding of an Obstinate Plum Tree

Geri Spieler | Posted 01.26.2015 | HuffPost Home
Geri Spieler

I inherited 10 fruit trees, one a 50 year-old Anjou Pear. A couple of apple of unknown variety, five citrus, a Loquat and a Black Fig. They all survived my learning curve, so I figured I had graduated to the level of planting my own varieties of fruit.

Super Hacks: How to Make Healthy Food Even Healthier

Willow Jarosh, MS, RD | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Willow Jarosh, MS, RD

Not that healthy foods need to be any better, but we couldn't resist sharing these hacks that increase their nutritional value. Hey, go big or go home, right? Actually, whether you use these nutrition-boosting hacks or not, these foods are all super nutritious, tasty choices.

Buddha-Shaped Pears Make Eating Fruit A Spiritual Experience

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 08.28.2014 | Taste

Would you eat a Buddha?

The Farmers' Market Cookbook: Pears

Nina Planck | Posted 02.04.2014 | Taste
Nina Planck

The main clue to pear ripeness is color. Most pears show a faint yellow background when ready. Anjou and other green ones should give slightly under pressure. Once ripe, the pear's flavor deteriorates quickly.

Sophisticated Butternut Squash Tartines

Food Fanatic | Posted 10.03.2013 | Taste
Food Fanatic

The butternut squash is roasted with maple syrup, rosemary and pears to create the perfect fall combination.

Cooking Off The Cuff: Pork Sirloin With A Sauce Built On Faded Memory

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.26.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

The onion-pear sauce for this pot-roasted pork has its origins in an imprecise recollection that has been rattling around in my memory since some time in the late 1990s or very early 2000s.

Pear & Raspberry, Endive & Cress, Goat Cheese Salad

Marilinda Hodgdon | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Marilinda Hodgdon

When you add the ensemble to a combination of satiny acerbic endive and velvety piquant watercress you have perfect balance in flavor, color and texture. The Honey Raspberry Vinaigrette finishes the mating in a harmonious blend.

5 Elegant Dishes With Simple Ingredients

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Marcus Samuelsson

2012-03-02-Screenshot20120301at7.02.06PM.jpgLearning to tweak and enhance just a few ingredients and flavor combinations can help you transform those ordinary ingredients into the extraordinary!

40 Ways We Can't Wait To Eat Pears

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 10.08.2014 | Taste

One of the only reasons we're okay with summer ending.

Get Inspired By Fall Fruit

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

When the cool weather approaches, it's time to celebrate autumn fruits like crisp apples and sweet, succulent pears. Our fall fruit guide will teach y...

Grilled Cheese With A Vengeance

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

I adore grilled cheese by whatever name: quesadilla, panini, pizza (ok, maybe that last one's a stretch). It is practically in my blood, at least the ...

Real Food Rehab: Pear & Ginger Hand Pies for Thanksgiving

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dana Joy Altman

I recently invited a professional into my kitchen to teach me a few things and WOW, did it pay off big. Kate Neumann came by last week to teach me how to make these glorious hand pies.

Baby Pears: Pears Shaped Like Babies A Success For Farmer Hao Xianzhang (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

People were skeptical when farmer Hao Xianzhang announced his plan to take a page out of a classic novel and grow pears shaped like babies, but he's h...