Pears Sauteed in Butter

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Mark Bittman, How to Cook Everything.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put half the butter in a large, deep skillet; turn heat to medium-high.
  2. When the butter foam subsides, add the pears and cook, sprinkling with the sugar and turning occasionally, until they begin to brown, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add in the port; cook, stirring gently, until the mixture becomes saucy, just a minute or two.
  4. Add in the remaining butter; turn the heat to low; cook until the butter melts and coats the pears; serve immediately.

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