With these sweet and savory pear recipes you'll be able to prepare gourmet dishes that would be great for dinner, lunch or Sunday brunch. You'll find that using ripe juicy pears in dishes like risotto is an easy way of adding depth of flavor while balancing the natural sweetness of the fruit. Of course, pears are also great in sweets so we've included some stunning dessert recipes that'll make you fall in love with pears all over again.
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