Poached Pears in Red Wine

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By Anthony Bourdain

Published 2004

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  • 1 bottle/1 liter of red wine
  • 1 cup/225


In the large pot, combine the wine and sugar and bring to a boil. Cook at a boil for 5 minutes, then add the pears and the spices. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover the pot, and cook the pears for 30 minutes, or until they are very tender and easily pierced with the tip of the paring knife. Remove from the heat, remove the lid, and let the pears cool in the syrup. Once they are somewhat cool,