Lemon Vanilla Poached Pears
2 medium pears – peeled, halved or quartered, and cored
1 tablespoon lemon (or lime) juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
Regular oven: Bake, uncovered, in pre-heated 375 degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until pears are tender. Spoon any liquid in the plate over pears. Serve warm or cold.
Microwave oven: Cover pears with waxed paper. Micro-cook on 100% power (high) for 4-6 minutes or until pears are tender.
You can add toppings of your choice to the warm or cold pears. Consider:
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