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                                Minted Pears
 
 Recipe By     : RECIPE DU JOUR - http://www.recipedujour.com
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fruits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          sugar
    2      cups          water
    6      medium        firm and ripe pears -- peeled, halved, and
                         -- cored
    6      sprigs        fresh mint -- (or 1/4 tsp
                         -- peppermint extract)
                         chocolate morsels
 
 In medium saucepan combine sugar with water.  Stir over moderate heat until sug
 ar dissolves.  Increase to high and bring to boil.  Add pears and mint and simm
 er, uncovered (turning pears once or twice) for 10 to 15 minutes or until tende
 r but firm.  Remove from heat and allow to cool.  Place pears in a glass bowl a
 nd pour syrup over them.  Cover and refrigerate until chilled (at least 1 hour)
 .  When serving, garnish with a few chocolate morsels.
 
  MC formatted using MC Buster 2.0g & SNT
 
 Receive from  RECIPE DU JOUR [richrowand@recipedujour.com] on Friday, August 14
 , 1998 5:19 AM
 
 
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