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That’s also a great time to plant hardy fruiting trees, shrubs and vines, such blackberries, blueberries, apples, persimmons, figs, peaches pears, grapes and plums.
Chop half of the pear and add it to couscous mixture.
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.
Arrange pear halves, cut sides down, alternating top-to-bottom.
The wine features a delicate texture reminiscent of refreshing Italian pinot grigios, but its fruitier scent and riper flavors of peach and pear are closer to those of French pinot gris.
The bleu cheese ice cream on a pear salad has a hint of jalapeño in the background.
It is related to apples and pears, is high in pectin and generally sour.
Prior to a dessert of Gianduja crunch cake with muddled wine-poached pears, Lil Buck dazzled the crowd with an interpretative dance around the central fountain.
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