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Discover the World of Pear

Pear is deliciously sweet and succulent, with a slightly grainy texture, it is an all-time favorite fruit for a lot of people. There are yellow, green, brown, or red pears. 

Pears are an excellent source of fiber and Vitamin C. With the delicious flavor, only about 100 calories and a whopping 5.5 grams of fiber per pear, which is a perfect snack in any time. Their low glycemic index (38) make them a very attractive fruit choice for those with diabetes who crave sweets.

To purchase pears, look for fruits that are firm, but not too hard. The skin should be smooth and free of bruises or mold. Don’t pick pears that have holes or dark soft spots. Pears actually do not ripen on the tree. The pears that you see in the grocery stores are mature but not ripe. If left at room temperature, the pear will slowly turn into a sweet and ripe fruit. Storing pears in a paper bag increases the ripening time. Expedite this further by adding apples or bananas. If you wish to slow ripening, put ripe pears in the refrigerator. Do not refrigerate unripened pears.

Easy Tips to Eat More Pear

  • They are ideal for baking, poaching, sauteing, roasting and grilling.
  • They can be made into jams or fruit spreads.
  • They pair well with cheese and wine.
  • Add slices of a ripe pear to any salad for a fresh and juicy sweetness.

Delicious Pear Recipes

        Pear-Pecan Muffins

        Pear & Lamb Kebabs With Harpoon Ale-Rosemary Pan Sauce

           Cranberry, Apple and Pear Sauce

        Roasted Parsnip and Pear Soup

        Ginger-Pear Cake


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