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       Title: POIRES AU VIN ROUGE (PEARS POACHED IN RED WINE)
  Categories: Desserts, Red wine
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       6    Small pears,cored/halved
       2 c  Dry red wine
       1    Cinnamon stick,2
       1    Juice of lemon
   1 1/3 c  Sugar
  
   Dip pears into lemon juice. Heat wine, sugar and cinnamon stick in
   10-inch skillet, stirring constantly, until sugar is is dissolved and
   mixture boils; reduce heat and add pears. Simmer uncovered until
   pears are soft but not mushy when pierced with sharp knife, about 15
   minutes.
   Cool pears in syrup until lukewarm; discard cinnamon stick. Remove
   pears to dessert dishes with slotted spoon. Spoon syrup over pears.
   Serve warm or refrigerate until cool.
  
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