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Pears Aplenty!

Pears Aplenty!

If you’re anything like we are at Hamby, you’re probably still catching up after the busy holiday season and reminiscing over the delicious holiday cuisine in which we all love to overindulge. For many of us, the ushering in of the New Year signals an end to those tasty treats as we try and opt for dishes with a little more healthy flare. Eating healthy can sometimes be a chore, but here at Hamby we’re drawing inspiration from all around to jive up our healthy options!

One of our favorite options for the season is the delicious Bosc Pear. Bosc pears have a more firm, dense flesh than other pear varieties, so they are ideal for use in baking, broiling or poaching. They retain their shape and texture better than other varieties, and their flavor is less likely to be overwhelmed by the use of strong spices like cinnamon, clove or nutmeg.

At Hamby, we love to lightly poach our Bosc pears in a chardonnay with a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar. These go beautifully on top of our Hamby Signature salad; a blend of baby spinach, Boston Bibb & Frisee lettuces, blue cheese crumbles, candied pecans, and Olde Colony Bakery cream bread croutons. We like to dress it all with a light champagne vinaigrette, but a sweet sorghum vinaigrette would be another tasty way to finish this salad. If we’re being honest, these “pear” well with just about anything!

Try adding poached pears to your favorite salad for a sweet, savory, and healthy topping! Or, call Zach Sharpe, our delightful Hamby To Go specialist, to place a healthy order for some Hamby Signature Salads to be delivered to your door today. 843.725.4035

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