Poached Pears


• 1 Cup orange juice
• 1/4 Cup apple juice
• 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
• 1 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
• 4 Pears
• 1/2 Cup fresh raspberries
• 2 Tablespoons orange zest


In a small bowl, combine juices, cinnamon and nutmeg. Blend evenly.

Peel pears , but leave the stems. Remove the core from the bottom of the pear. Place in a shallow pan. Add juice mixture to the pan and set over medium heat. Simmer, not boil for about 30 minutes, turning pears frequently.

Place pears to individual serving plates. Garnish with raspberries and orange zest. Serves 4.