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Synonyms for pear

sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties

Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit

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While the body of evidence connecting pear intake and health outcomes is still limited, USA Pears has been contributing to research efforts by commissioning independent studies to learn and affirm the heath attributes of pears.
Add the eggs one at a time until fully combined add the honey then fold in flour, pear and ginger and mix only until combined.
However, the profits I make from selling the pears during summer reward me for the thorns that nestle in my hands as a result of removing their skins to offer the sweet fruit to the client.
Growers estimate that the Bartlett pear crop will be down 4 percent compared with last season, which is a mere 2 percent drop off of a five-year average.
Left to their own devices to grow on their own roots (as opposed to grafting), pear trees can reach 70 feet in height and take up to 15 years to fruit.
We added a display contest promotion and merchandising training to the program to maximize the educational value for produce staff and increase pear shopper experience," explains Kathy Stephenson, the bureau's marketing communications director.
Eating nutrient-packed pears as a snack or as part of a meal is a great way to meet the daily recommendation of fruit.
7 ONE medium sized pear contains roughly 96 calories - you can burn that many calories with 27 minutes of walking.
50, up 10 percent ), two turtledoves and a partridge in a pear tree.
I have a conference pear tree, which has yet to bear fruit.
The prickly pear, or opuntia ficus-indica, a member of the cactus family, is native to the Americas.
com)-- Like a knight in golden shining armor, Golden Pear Merchant Capital rides in to save small businesses struggling to grow their company.
AMSTERDAM (CyHAN)- The 2013 pear crop in the Netherlands exceeded the apple harvest for the first time in history, the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) said on Thursday.
PEAR SALAD 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup pecan halves 2 pears, cored and thinly sliced 1 cup lemon-lime soda 4 cups baby spinach 1 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled 1/2 cup raspberry vinaigrette In a skillet over medium heat, stir together sugar and pecans until sugar is melted and pecans are caramelized.
Superficial scald is characterized by a dark-brown discoloration of the skin, which makes the pear unmarketable.