Celebrate World Pear Day on December 3rd

The sweetest day of the year has come and gone! Thanks for tuning in to our chef partners, who created some delicious World Pear Day recipes that you’ll want to make every day of the year.

In addition to viewing our pear-a-thon of cooking, let’s make sure we have the basics down.

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A person cutting pears on a cutting board
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Pick Your Perfect Pear

There are 10 varieties of USA pears, each with their own unique color, flavor and texture.

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Not Just A Sweet Treat

At only 100 calories per serving, pears are an excellent source of fiber, have vitamin C, are sodium free, fat free and cholesterol free.

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Ready To Pear

Do you know the trick to see if your non-Bartlett pear is ripe? Check the neck! Apply gentle pressure to the neck of the pear with your thumb. If it yields to pressure, it’s ripe. It’s that easy!

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Preserve Your Pears

Not quite ready to use your pears and want to store them for later? Check out all the different methods for preserving your favorite fruit.

Cook or watch along as professional chefs created some of the delicious recipes in real time on Kittch! Our World Pear Day 12-hour livestream pear-a-thon featured chefs from all over the world making pear recipes you won’t want to miss.

Click below to catch all your favorite culinary creators by signing up for a free Kittch account.

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World Pear Day Pear-A-Thon Schedule

The Pear Possibilities Are Endless

Are your pears overripe? Blend them into a smoothie instead of a trash can. Pears still too firm and hard? Dice them up and add them to a salad. Feeling a little thirsty? Try a pear lemonade. Discover how you can use pears in every meal!

Homemade Pear Pancetta Pizza

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Baked Brie with Red Anjou Pears

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Bosc Pear Chips

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Christmas Pear and Kale Salad

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Roasted Pear and Squash with Kale and Honey Vinegar Drizzle

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Grilled Chicken with Rosemary Pears and Cheese Sauce

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Pear, Smoked Ham, and Arugula Open-Faced Sandwich

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Pavlova Wreath with Cranberry-Hibiscus Poached Pears

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Granola-crusted Yogurt Pear Tart

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Pear Burrata Salad

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Honey Roasted Pears with Orange Cranberry Compote

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