If you're looking to round out your menu with a sophisticated, elegant, but just-so-darn-easy recipe, look no further than the humble pear. In grocery stores right now, you'll mostly find Bosc and Bartlett. The season for some of the more exotic pears (Starkrimson and Concorde, one day we will meet) has passed. Nevertheless, the Bosc and Barlett are all you need for these delicious apps.

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