Perfectly Peared: 7 Ways to Cook with Fall's Most Versatile Fruit

As soon as the first crisp fall winds blow in, I start thinking about pears. Sure, sure, there are apples too, but pears are so understated and lovely - they really have my heart. And though pears have a quiet flavor, they meld wonderfully with so many sweets, easily taking on honey, vanilla, or citrus undertones. So it should be no surprise that some of my very favorite fall desserts feature the lovely pear. Hear are 7 sweet ways to enjoy them. - By Elizabeth Stark and Brian Campbell



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