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Fold 1 cup of the caramelized pears into the batter.
While the bulbs are chilling, don’t store apples or pears in the refrigerator.
The pears add a natural sweetness to the dish, as well as a crunchy texture.
Plant hardy trees now: December and January are ideal months for planting hardy fruit trees, bushes and vines, such as apples, pears, plums, peaches, grapes, blueberries, persimmons and others.
Using a slotted spoon, transfer apple and pear slices to a serving dish.
Ladle into glasses with a few pear and lemon slices for garnish.
Relics of centuries-old monasteries dot the province’s foothills and spring up from gorges, while mouflon—a type of wild sheep—and bezoar goat roam the cliffsides among wild pear and plum trees.
Flavors range from D'anjou pear and cinnamon to pink grapefruit and Tupelo honey, yielding a more complex hard candy that’s naturally colored with red cabbage, purple carrots, blackcurrants, and apples.
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