Follow Us on Facebook

Get updates from RecipeLion.com posted directly to your News Feed.

close

Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)

Categories

Select One (optional)

Image

(optional)

Show only results that have an image


Holiday

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Christmas
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Earth Day
  • Easter
  • Fall
  • Father's Day
  • Halloween
  • Jewish Holiday
  • Kwanzaa
  • Mother's Day
  • New Year's
  • Patriotic Holiday
  • Spring
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Summer
  • Thanksgiving
  • Valentine's Day
  • Winter
  • Back to School
  • Birthdays
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
Cuisine Type

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • American
  • Amish
  • Asian
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Greek
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Jewish
  • Mexican
  • Southern
  • Tropical
Seasonal

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Fall
Cooking Method

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Casserole
  • Grilling
  • Microwave
  • No Bake
  • Oven
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Skillet
  • Slow Cooker
Cooking Time

Select One (optional)

Number of Ingredients

Select One (optional)

Free Offer
Healthy Recipes Year Round - Free eCookbook

Take advantage of inexpensive and nutritious ingredients and create simple recipes for yourself. This 30-recipe eCookbook covers everything!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

(1)

Carmen Pears

Ingredients
  • 3 firm ripe Bartlett pears
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries
  • 1 to 2 drops of red food coloring
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream, whipped
  • Chopped nuts for garnish
  • Vanilla Custard
Instructions

Makes 6 servings.. Wash and peel pears. Cut into halves lengthwise and core. Mix 1 cup of the sugar, the water, 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice, and the vanilla in saucepan. Bring to boiling point. Add pears, cover, and poach for 20 minutes, or until tender. Do not overcook. Cool in syrup and chill. Meanwhile, soften gelatin in cold water and dissolve over hot water. Wash strawberries, hull, mash, and sieve. Stir in remaining sugar and lemon juice, red food coloring, salt, and gelatin. Chill until mixture begins to thicken. Fold in whipped cream. Turn into glass or china bowl. Chill. Arrange drained pears over the top and sprinkle with chopped nuts. Serve with Custard. Save pear syrup to use for poaching additional pears or other fruits or for other uses as in fruit beverages. Rich Vanilla Custard 1/3 cup sugar ! teaspoon flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 whole eggs 1 egg yolk 1/2 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine sugar, flour, and salt in top part of double boiler or saucepan. Add whole eggs and egg yolk. Mix well. Stir in 1/4 cup of the milk. Heat remaining milk only until hot, and add. Cook over hot, not boiling, water or over very low heat until the mixture coats a metal spoon, about 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in vanilla. Cool and chill. Serve over Carmen Pears. Makes 2 cups.

Your Recently Viewed Recipes
Love these recipes? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to our free recipe newsletter and we will send you delicious recipes and special offers to your inbox. Sign up today!

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE your favorite recipes
  • ADD personal notes
  • GET fast cooking tips

 

Connect with Us

Find us online

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter
  • Blog
  • Email
  • RSS

1

© Copyright 2014 Prime Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved.

www.recipelion.com

close

Images from other cooks

There are currently no images from other cooks.

Was This Helpful?YesNo