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Growing up in the country, just about everyone had a cherry tree, a couple apple trees, a pear tree and grapevines.
Keep separate: Produce that emits high levels of ethylene gas, including ripe bananas, apples, stone fruit (except for cherries), cantaloupe, honeydew melons, mangoes, pears, ripe kiwis, tomatoes, onions, and leeks.
In the modern suburb of Sala Al Jadida outside of Rabat one afternoon, a shopper walks away from a street-side vegetable and fruit stand with five plastic bags filled with pears, apples, nectarines, peaches, and plums.
Recipe: Earl Grey Tea and Brandy Poached Pears In the accompanying recipe, Earl Grey tea, with its citrusy floral notes and black-tea depth of flavor, is used as the poaching liquid for sweet, firm ripe pears.
What’s on the horizon: With its rough, blocky shape, quince might look more like a Bizarro World-type pear.
Other options include a mix of cottage and ricotta cheeses, or sour cherries, or pears.
The area from Central Pennsylvania down to the Shenandoah Valley provides an enormous variety of nectarines, peaches, apples and pears.
Dessert is simple, usually consisting of a simple fruit crumble using apples, pears, and/or quince diced up and baked with a sweet cinnamon butter topping that's elevated by serving it warm with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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