Finger Lakes is so beautiful. The leaves are changing color and the grapes are being harvested as we prepare for the winter months. What I like best about the fall are the many fruits and vegetables that are abundant on the road side stands. In preparing for breakfast, I continually buy peaches, pears, plums, berries, apples, potatoes, tomatoes, garlic and onions, all grown locally.
The following is a Poached Pear recipe that everyone loves. The pears are soft and cooked perfectly with a tinge of cinnamon and cloves. The orange juice keeps the pears a beautiful white and prevents them from oxidizing and turning brown. (I save the juice and spices to use the next time I poach pears.) This recipe is a keeper!