All Pear Recipes courtesy of Oregon Washington California Pear Bureau
GINGER GLAZED PEARS AND HAM
3 fresh Anjou pears
1 (1-1/2 inch thick) fully cooked ham slice (about 2 pounds)
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons each water and lemon juice
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
Core pears; cut into wedges. Dip in lemon juice to prevent discoloration.
Place ham slice on rack in shallow pan. Bake at 325 F. 20 minutes. Combine
remaining ingredients in small saucepan. Simmer 5 minutes or until slightly
syrupy. Remove ham from oven. Place pear wedges around ham slice. brush
pears and ham with ginger glaze. Return to oven and bake 20 minutes longer;
baste frequently with remaining glaze. Remove ham slice to platter and
arrange pear wedges around it. Makes 6 servings.