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  • Melt-in-your-mouth texture with hints of vanilla and apple-blossom honey. Its slightly thick skin hides a creamy-crisp fruit with more tartness than other pears. The Bosc is known as the best cooking pear, and it's also at the top of our list for eating raw. Wait patiently for the Bosc to ripen and you'll be rewarded with a pear so perfect, it needs no accompaniment.
    Origin

    USA and Argentina

    Season
    Pear Season: Fall thru Winter
  • Nutrition Facts
    Serv. Size 1 medium (166g)
    Servings varied
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 100Calories From Fat 0
    % Daily Value *
    Total Fat 0g0%
    Saturated Fat 0g0%
    Trans Fat 0g
    Cholesterol 0mg0%
    Sodium 0mg0%
    Potassium 190mg5%
    Total Carbohydrate 26g9%
    Dietary Fiber 6g24%
    Sugars 16g
    Protein 1g
    Vitamin A **
    Calcium 2%
    Vitamin C 10%
    Iron **
    ** Contains less than 2 percent of the Daily Value of these nutrients.
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
    Calories:2,0002,500
    Total FatLess than65g80g
    Saturated FatLess than20g25g
    CholesterolLess than300mg300mg
    SodiumLess than2,400mg2,400mg
    Total Carbohydrate300g375g
    Dietary Fiber25g30g
    Calories per gram:
    Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4
  • PEARS

    Ripening Pears
    To ripen pears, store them at room temperature for 2 to 3 days. Since these fruits become more fragile as they ripen, try to store them loosely in a bowl or on a plate. When ripe, most pears will give slightly when pressed gently near the stem. Some pears, like Bartlett, turn from green to yellow and produce a fragrance as they ripen.

    Storing Ripe Pears
    Once a pear hits its peak ripeness, transfer it to the refrigerator crisper and eat within a few days.

    Storing Asian Pears
    Asian pears will remain quite firm when they are ripe, so the key to determining if they are ready to eat is aroma: a ripe Asian pear will be quite fragrant. If they are unblemished, most Asian pears should keep in the refrigerator crisper for up to 2 months. Wrap each pear in paper towels to protect it, and place in a perforated plastic bag.
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