Amarone Poached Pears

Warm Hints Of Spices Infused In The Pears!
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 10-12 minutes
Cooling Time: 24 hours


3-4 Bartlett Pears, peeled (stem on)

1 bottle Amarone wine 

1 cinnamon stick

1/2 cup sugar

1 vanilla bean, split

4-5 cardamon, cracked

Cooking Tools

Small deep saucepan

Small plate  

Pour wine, sugar, cinnamon stick, vanilla bean and Cardamon in a saucepan and bring to a simmer.  Add in pears whole and simmer for about 10-12 minutes. Set aside and place a plate small enough to fit inside saucepan to submerge pears in the wine mixture.  Once liquid come to room temperature, cove and refrigerate pears for 24 hours.  Check pear once in a while to flip so wine absorbs evenly. Drain pears from liquid and use in salads or use in desserts with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!
Yields 3-4 

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