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Pear and Cardamom Spice Cake

1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup confectioners sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups plain flour 1 T baking powder 2 T milk crushed seeds from 2 cardamom pods 1/3 cup walnuts, chopped 1 T poppy seeds 1 1/4 lbs dessert … Continue reading

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Pear Puff Pastries

4 oz cream cheese, room temperature 1/4 cup prepared caramel sauce 1/8 t ground cinnamon 1/8 t coarse salt 1 (17.3 oz) box puff pastry sheets, slightly thawed 1 large egg, lightly beaten 2 large Bartlett pears, peeled and finely … Continue reading

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Pears: Baked or Poached?

Pears Poached in Red Wine 8 firm, ripe pears, preferably Bosc 4 cups good dry red wine 1 cup Marsala wine or sherry 3/4 cup sugar grated zest of 1 lemon juice of 1 lemon Peel pears leaving stems attached. … Continue reading

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