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Bills Poached Pears----Southern Style

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“I have always liked pears and my favorite is poached pears. I think you will like this version Its another way to cook with wine and thats always exciting. I like to use a fruity red or a slightly sweet German red wine. Don't use cooking wine .Use a good inexpensive wine that you will enjoy drinking what is left. Use Bosc pears if possible. I have found this good with my Bills Hambergers or Grilled fish. Serve cold.”
8 pear halves

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  1. Skin Pears.and cut in half. Pour remaining (except for 7 basil leaves) in a pan or pot that will make the solution deep enough to cover the pear halves.Bring to a simmer and cook and stir for about 3 minutes. Put the pears in the pot and poach for about 4 minutes .Take off heat and let stand for 15 minutes then remove and put in the refrigerator. Cook down to it thickens and drizzel over pears just before serving. Decorate each pear half with remaining basil leaves and blue cheese. Enjoy.

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