24 Perfect Pear Recipes That’ll Make You Forget About Apples
You may notice that pears are quite firm when you pick them up at the market. These pears actually ripen best off the tree, so they are harvested mature but not ripe. When choosing pears, they should be firm and give slightly when pressed. Avoid pears with soft spots or bruising. Once home, store pears at room temperature and, depending on the variety, they will ripen in a few days.
From smoothies and salads to baked goods and savory dishes, here are 24 ways to eat pears from morning until night.