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To maximize health without maximizing spend, stock 8 pounds of apples ($10.40), 8 pounds of pears ($12.80), and 5 pounds of grapes ($16.65).
This Medford company, known for its gift baskets and holiday pears, sold to online florist and gift company 1-800-Flowers.com for $142.5 million in 2014.
Brazilian puff pastry is layered with mascarpone cheese and pear compote, with red wine gelatin — in cubes!
The juices with the highest positive rates were: grape (89 percent of 44 samples), mixed fruit (67 percent of 111 samples), apple (55 percent of 44 samples), and pear (45 percent of 44 samples).
Admittedly, Cognac isn't exactly a street drink, and Hennessy is no six-pack of suds or hip flask of whiskey, yet behind the heady notes of pear, bananas, and butterscotch, there's a hint of contrarian.
At 1 p.m., staff and zoo patrons gathered to sing to Charlotte, then watched her tear into her gift — a large cardboard box filled with some of her favorite things to eat, including marshmallows, dried apples, grapes and pears.
While all of the six courses evoke unexpected flavors, one of our favorites is a melted 18-month-old Austrian Alpine cheese with pear and licorice, coupled with a cider and stone pine drink.
The menu includes foie gras and bacon jam served with a Belgium waffle; filet mignon served with foie gras ravioli in a black truffle Madeira sauce; and a warm gingerbread with foie gras terrine, caramelized pears and port reduction.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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