Vanilla's aroma is soothing and warming to balance a damp and chilly day.
- 2 large Pears, peeled, halved and cored
- 2 cups Apple Juice
- 1 Cinnamon Stick
- 1 Vanilla Bean, sliced vertically
- In a frying pan, combine all ingredients and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat to a gentle simmer, cover loosely, and poach until tender (about 20 minutes).
- Let the pear halves relax in the juice for about 10 minutes before serving warm.