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Poached Pears in Red Wine Sauce
Crisp pears are take on a rosy glow poached in lightly sweetened red wine. Teased with a bit of lemon and lime these pears make the perfect autumn dessert.
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6 pears
1/2 cup white granulated sugar
2 cup red wine
1 cinnamon sticks
1 lemon peel
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
1 lime for zests

PLACE peeled pears in medium saucepan.

SPRINKLE sugar over pears and cover with red wine.

ADD fresh lemon peel and cinnamon stick.

SIMMER pears over low heat until tender, approximately 10-15 minutes.

REMOVE from heat and add lemon juice.

LET pears cool in own juice. (Juice can be thickened slightly with corn starch if desired)

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