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Malbec Wine & Aged Vanilla Balsamic Poached Baby Asian Pears

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups Malbec or red wine
1 1/2 pounds small Asian pears, Bosc pears, persimmons or apples, peeled, cored and quartered
1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1 cinnamon stick
1 whole star anise
1 cup Maine-ly Drizzle's Aged Vanilla balsamic
2" strip of orange zest

Directions

Peel, stem and quarter the fruit. Add all ingredients to a heavy, large pot. Simmer on over low heat until the fruit is tender and the wine mixture has reduced by half. Serve the fruit and its' syrup over ice cream, puddings, pancakes, oatmeal, yogurt or enjoy them by themselves. This makes a great gift to jar and give away. Cheers!